Military ranks of Mauritania

The Military ranks of Mauritania are the military insignia used by the Armed Forces of Mauritania. Being a former colony of France, Mauritania shares a rank structure similar to that of France.[1]

Commissioned officer ranks

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
Mauritanian National Army[2]
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim
 Mauritanian Navy[2]
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد بحري
Amid bahriun
مقدم بحري
Muqaddam bahriun
رائد بحري
Ra'id bahriun
نقيب بحري
Naqib bahriun
ملازم أول بحري
Mulazim awwal bahriun
ملازم بحري
Mulazim bahriun
 Mauritania Islamic Air Force[2]
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim
Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet

Other ranks

The rank insignia of non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
Mauritanian National Army[3]
مساعد أول
Mosa'id awwal
مساعد
Mosa'id
رقيب أول
Raqib awwal
رقيب
Raqib
عريف
'arif
جندي
Jundiun
 Mauritanian Navy[3]
مساعد أول بحري
Mosa'id awwal bahriun
مساعد بحري
Mosa'id bahriun
رقيب أول بحري
Raqib awwal bahriun
رقيب بحري
Raqib bahriun
عريف بحري
'arif bahriun
بحار
Bihaar
 Mauritania Islamic Air Force[3]
مساعد أول
Mosa'id awwal
مساعد
Mosa'id
رقيب أول
Raqib awwal
رقيب
Raqib
عريف
'arif
جندي
Jundiun
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

References

  1. Dyer, Gwynne; Mathews, L. L. (1979). "Mauritania". In Keegan, John (ed.). World armies. Sandhurst: Royal Military Academy. p. 467. LCCN 79-9217. Retrieved 31 January 2022.
  2. "رتب الضباط" [Officer ranks]. armee.mr/ (in Arabic). Armed Forces of Mauritania. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  3. "رتب الأفراد غير الضباط" [Ranks of Non-officers]. armee.mr/ (in Arabic). Armed Forces of Mauritania. Retrieved 10 June 2021.

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