In this mod there will be a custom ranking insignia system per country similar to that of the one that exists in Real Life. All ranks will be corresponding to the latest update to all countries in real life as much as possible with the exception of a few cases. Please beware that these systems will be fully adopted with each country at a time after the release of the alpha builds as each country will have their own special release and with it comes their custom ranking insignia system. Nonetheless, in the alpha release there will be some instances where some of the custom ranks is used, an example of that is British sniper uses British enlisted custom ranks.
Now lets start off with the Allied affiliated countries:
1- United States of America:
The first row is the officer ranking insignia, second row are the warrant officer (WO) ranks and the last row are the enlist ranks. I would like to highlight the obvious here that the higher the rank the more important the individual. Also, as a rule of thumb for every ranking system aside from the US's system, most infantry are enlists/WO, most vehicles are officers, so for example if an enlist leaps into a WO or an officer rank there will be a huge leap in unit's statues provided that that the individual unit's rank is low.
2- United Kingdom of Great Britain:
The last 2 insignia at the bottom row are WO ranks. There are more types of insignia for the rank for the last 2 aforementioned ranks but these the ones that appear were selected for the sake of information convenience.
3- French Republic:
Similar to the United Kingdom but with an extra rank, the last 3 insignia are WO ranks.
4- Republic of Germany:
I would like to note that the republic of Germany follow a custom ranking insignia system different than that of RL contemporary ranking system. It uses a mix of WW2 German army enlists insignia and a custom made officer insignia . I hope that all of you will like what I have made for them.
WO insignia notation is similar to the french, last 3 being WO ranks.
5- The Republic of Korea (South Korea):
Please note that there is a WO rank at the bottom right (Enlist row - last insignia).
6- The State of Japan:
similar to South Korea.
7- The State Of Israel:
Please note that the first enlist insignia at the bottom row was added for the sake of consistency for this mod as it is no longer used by the Israeli Defense force. Also, the last 2 insignia at the bottom row are WO ranks.
8- Republic of Turkey:
Please note that there is a custom made enlist ranks at the mid row, nearly all of these insignia are custom with the exception of the final insignia (the one with 2 gold chevrons and a crescent).
Before we wrap up with the Allied countries insignia ranking systems I would like to note that some ranking may not progress constructively and there maybe skips or jumps with in the same row that either will or will not affect the unit's statues by a large margin.
Right, now lets start off with the Soviet affiliated countries:
1- Union of Soviet Socialist Republics:
The final 2 insignia at the bottom row are WO ranks and the 2 ranks before them overlap in real life and were both included to bolster USSR's enlist ranks.
2- Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia:
Yugoslavia armed forces uses its mid to late 40's ranking system. Please note that the last rank at the bottom row is actually an officer cadet rank insignia, but it will be used as WO rank.
3- Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea):
North Korean army uses slightly different custom made insignia ranks than that of the RL but it is not to far from it specifically the officer rank insignia (upper row).
4- People's Republic of China :
China uses slightly altered ranking system of that from RL. For example, The fourth rank at the upper row is added where as it does not exist in RL.
5- Republic of Iraq:
Perhaps the most compact ranking system is the Iraqi system. Please note that there is a rank higher that the finale rank at the upper row but was not included.
6- Republic of Egypt:
Please not that the last 2 insignia at the bottom row are WO ranks. Also, the 5th rank of the bottom row does note exist in RL and was custom made for the sake of hierarchical consistency.
7- Republic of Cuba:
The first rank of the bottom row is custom made since it did find any data on it so it was added for the sake of consistency. Also, WO ranks starts from 6th to the 9th rank at the bottom row.
8- Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela:
Similar to the United States of America, Venezuela follow the same row identification being: Upper row is OF ranks, mid row is WO and the last row is enlisted insignia ranks.
And that's a wrap folks ! see you on the next update !