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The Soviet Army – Ranks

Images and information for this section originated from Rules and Regulations for the Wearing of Military Uniforms issued by the Soviet Ministry of Defence in 1988. Since this organisation no longer exists, the copyright has expired. Preparation of these pages was greatly assisted by Shawn Caza’s translation of this work.
Marshals, Generals and Admirals of the FleetMarshals, Generals and Admirals of the Fleet
  • Marshal of the Soviet Union
  • Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union
  • Chief Marshal of Artillery
  • Fleet Admiral
  • Marshal of the Air Force
  • Marshal of Engineer Troops
  • Colonel General
  • Admiral
  • Lieutenant General of the Air Force
  • Lieutenant General of Medical Service
  • Major General of Justice
  • Lieutenant General
Officers, Warrant Officers and Extended Service PersonnelOfficers, Warrant Officers and Extended Service Personnel
  • Colonel
  • Lieutenant Colonel
  • Captain 3rd Rank
  • Captain Lieutenant
  • Senior Lieutenant
  • Lieutenant
  • Praporshchik (Senior Warrant Officer)
  • Praporshchik (Warrant Officer)
  • Michman (Naval Warrant Officer)
  • Senior Sergeant
  • Junior Sergeant
  • Warrant Officer
Marshals, Generals and AdmiralsMarshals, Generals and Admirals
  • Marshal of the Soviet Union
  • Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union
  • Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union
  • Chief Marshal of Aviation
  • General of Army
  • Admiral of the Fleet
  • Colonel General
  • Admiral
  • Lieutenant General
  • Vice Admiral
  • Major General
  • Rear Admiral
Officers, Warrant Officers and Extended Service PersonnelOfficers, Warrant Officers and Extended Service Personnel
  • Colonel
  • Captain 2nd Rank
  • Captain 3rd Rank
  • Captain
  • Senior Lieutenant
  • Lieutentant
  • Michman (Senior Naval Warrant Officer)
  • Praporshchik (Warrant Officer)
  • Praporshchik (Warrant Officer)
  • Sergeant
  • Praporshchik (Warrant Officer)
  • Michman (Naval Warrant Officer)
Sergeants and Soldiers of Conscript Service and Military Construction WorkersOfficer Cadets of the Soviet Army
  • Master Sergeant (Sergeant-Major)
  • Senior Sergeant
  • Sergeant
  • Junior Sergeant
  • Lance Corporal (1st Class Pvt)
  • Junior Sergeant
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet) Master Sergeant (Sergeant-Major)
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet) Senior Sergeant
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet) Sergeant
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet) Junior Sergeant
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet) Corporal (1st Class Pvt)
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet)
Servicemen of the Soviet ArmyServicemen of the Soviet Army and Naval Troops
  • Marshal of the Soviet Union
  • Chief Marshal of Artillery
  • Colonel General of Aviation
  • Captain
  • Praporshchik (Warrant Officer)
  • Sergeant
  • Lieutenant General
  • Lieutenant Colonel
  • Lieutenant
  • Praporshchik (Warrant Officer)
  • Senior Sergeant
  • Private
Sergeant Majors, Sergeants and Conscript SailorsNaval Officer Cadets
  • Chief Ship’s Petty Officer
  • Senior Sergeant of Aviation
  • Sergeant
  • Petty Officer 2nd Class
  • Senior Sailor of Aviation
  • Sailor
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet) Chief Ship’s Petty Officer
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet) Chief Petty Officer
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet) Sergeant
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet) Petty Officer 2nd Class
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet) Senior Sailor
  • Kursant (Officer Cadet)
Sergeants and Conscript SailorsSuvorov Cadets, Students of Military Music and Boarding Schools
  • Master Sergeant (Sergeant-Major)
  • Senior Sergeant
  • Sergeant
  • Junior Sergeant
  • Lance Corporal (1st Class Pvt)
  • Private
  • Suvorov Cadets
  • Military Music School Students
  • Students of Boarding Schools
  • Suvorov Cadets
  • Military Music School Students
  • Students of Boarding Schools

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