Ranks

Czech military ranks with acronyms, classes and Czech language originals.
The ranks named and described hereinafter are valid as of the 1st January 2011.

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic are assigned the following ranks:

Trainees & Troops
Private
OR-1
Lance Corporal
OR-1
Private
(PVT)
Czech: vojín
Private First Class
(PFC)
Czech: svobodník
Non-Commissioned Officers
Corporal
OR-2
Sergeant
OR-3
Staff Sergeant
OR-4
Corporal
(CPL)
Czech: desátník
Sergeant
(SGT)
Czech: četař
Staff Sergeant
(SSG)
Czech: rotný
Warrant Officers
Warrant Officer 3rd Class
OR-5
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
OR-6
Warrant Officer 1st Class
OR-7
Chief Warrant Officer
OR-8
Staff Warrant Officer
OR-9
Sergeant First Class
(SFC)
Czech: rotmistr
Master Sergeant
(MSG)
Czech: nadrotmistr
Warrant Officer
(WO)
Czech: praporčík
Senior Warrant Officer
(SWO)
Czech: nadpraporčík
Chief Warrant Officer
(CWO)
Czech: štábní praporčík
Junior Officers
Second Lieutenant
OF-1
First Lieutenant
OF-1
Captain
OF-2
Second Lieutenant
(2LT)
Czech: poručík
First Lieutenant
(1LT)
Czech: nadporučík
Captain
(CAPT)
Czech: kapitán
Senior Officers
Major
OF-3
Lieutenant Colonel
OF-4
Colonel
OF-5
Major
(MAJ)
Czech: major
Lieutenant Colonel
(LTC)
Czech: podplukovník
Colonel
(COL)
Czech: plukovník
Generals
Brigadier General
OF-6
Major General
OF-7
Lieutenant General
OF-8
General
OF-9
Brigadier General
(BG)
Czech: brigádní generál
Major General
(MG)
Czech: generálmajor
Lieutenant General
(LTG)
Czech: generálporučík
(Army) General
(GEN)
Czech: armádní generál

 


The above mentioned ranks, their acronyms, classes and pictures of Czech military insignia are valid as of the 1st January 2011.


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