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In military and civilian service organizations of many intelligent cultures, rank (sometimes denoted by rank insignia on uniforms) is how the jobs of different personnel are organized in a hierarchy of authority.

Military ranksEdit

In the history of several humanoid cultures, ranks have been used in naval organizations and other fighting forces. The ranking systems of Starfleet strongly resemble the United States armed forces with some of the rank pips and badges successors to United States military insignia.

Other cultures have a variety of different titles and ranks, based on different languages and social characteristics. The Bajoran Militia and the Klingon Defense Force use ranks equivalent to the planet Earth's naval and ground forces.

Standard naval ranksEdit

Standard infantry ranksEdit

This is a representative selection of ranks is based on several military rank structures used by various species and cultures.

This list contains links to only those ranks that have been mentioned or seen in canon Star Trek productions.

Other gradesEdit

This chart shows only general equivalencies based on the ranks used by many governments on Earth, as well as the rest of the galaxy.

Police ranksEdit

Political and diplomatic ranksEdit

Religious ranksEdit

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