Air Force ranks and insignia of Iran

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Iranian Air Force
Iran Air Force roundel.svg

Hierarchical Structure
History
History of the Iranian Air Force
Personnel
List of senior officers
Air Force Rank insignia
Aircraft
List of aircraft
Air Bases
List of air bases

The rank insignia for the Iranian Air Force are similar in appearance to the rank insignia for other military force around the world, with bars and chevrons indicating enlisted ranks, and stars and national symbols for officer ranks. The current commander of the Iranian Air Force is Sartip Hassan Shah-Safi.

Officer ranks

Iranian rank Arteshbod Sepahbod Sarlashkar Sartip Sartip Dovom Sarhang
Equivalent US rank General Lieutenant General Major general Brigadier general no equivalent Colonel
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Iranian rank Sarhang Dovom Sargord Sarvan Sotvan Yekom Sotvan Dovom Sotvan Sevom
Equivalent US rank Lieutenant colonel Major Captain 1st lieutenant 2nd lieutenant 3rd lieutenant
Rank insignia 55px 14- سرگرد--IRIAF.png 55px 55px 11- ستوان دوم--IRIAF.png 55px

The Iranian equivalent of the Warrant officer is an Ostavar.

Enlisted Ranks

Iranian rank Ostavar Yekom Ostavar Dovom Goruhban Yekom Goruhban Dovom Goruhban Sevom Sarjukhe Sarbaz Yekom Sarbaz Dovom Sarbaz
Equivalent US rank Chief Master Sergeant Senior Master Sergeant Master sergeant Technical sergeant Staff sergeant Senior airman Airman first class Airman Airman basic
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