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State: Japan  /  Continent: Asia  /  Era: current

Japan flag
English name: Japan  |  1868
Formal name:Empire of Japan
Original name:日本国 / Nihon-koku

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RANK INSIGNIA - AIR FORCES & AVIATIONS

english name / original nametype dateinsigniainfo
current

Japan Air Self-Defense Force

航空自衛隊 - Kōkū Jieitai

service dress
current

Japan Air Self-Defense Force

航空自衛隊 - Kōkū Jieitai

field dress

RANK INSIGNIA - ARMY LAND FORCES

english name / original nametype dateinsigniainfo
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Army

大日本帝國陸軍

1911 - 1920service dress
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Army

大日本帝國陸軍

1911 - 1920full dress
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Army

大日本帝國陸軍

1931 - 1938collar insignia
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Army

大日本帝國陸軍

1938 - 1943collar insignia
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Army

大日本帝國陸軍

1943 - 1945collar insignia
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Army

大日本帝國陸軍

1943 - 1945cuff insignia
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Army

大日本帝國陸軍 / Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun

1886 - 1904cuff insignia (M1886 Dark Blue Uniform)
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Army

大日本帝國陸軍 / Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun

1886 - 1904cap insignia
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Army

大日本帝國陸軍 / Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun

1904 - 1911cuff insignia (M1893 and M1904 Khaki Uniform)
current

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force

陸上自衛隊 - Rikujō Jieitai

slip-on insignia
current

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force

陸上自衛隊 - Rikujō Jieitai

everyday dress
current

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force

陸上自衛隊 - Rikujō Jieitai

filed dress

RANK INSIGNIA - NAVY & COAST GUARD

english name / original nametype dateinsigniainfo
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Navy

大日本帝國海軍 - Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun

1911 - 1931naval officers
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Navy

大日本帝國海軍 - Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun

1911 - 1931naval intendancy and supplying service
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Navy

大日本帝國海軍 - Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun

1931 - 1942sleeve insignia
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Navy

大日本帝國海軍 - Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun

1931 - 1942shoulder insignia
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Navy

大日本帝國海軍 - Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun

1931 - 1942collar insignia
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Navy

大日本帝國海軍 - Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun

1943 - 1945sleeve insignia
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Navy

大日本帝國海軍 - Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun

1943 - 1945shoulder insignia
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Navy

大日本帝國海軍 - Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun

1943 - 1945collar insignia
current

Japan Coast Guard

(海上保安庁 - Kaijō Hoan-chō

shoulder insignia
current

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

海上自衛隊 -Kaijō Jieitai

shoulder insignia
current

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

海上自衛隊 -Kaijō Jieitai

Sleeve insignia

RANK INSIGNIA - CUSTOMS & TAX SERVICE , BORDER TROOPS

english name / original nametype dateinsigniainfo
current

Japan Customs

税関

RANK INSIGNIA - FIRE, RESCUE & MEDICAL

english name / original nametype dateinsigniainfo
current

Fire Brigade

消防隊

RANK INSIGNIA - POLICE & SECURITY

english name / original nametype dateinsigniainfo
current

Japanse Police

日本の警察

RANK INSIGNIA - OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

english name / original nametype dateinsigniainfo
obsolete

The Twelve Level Cap and Rank System (Civil Officials)

冠位十二階 / Kan´i Jūnikai

603 - 647 A.D.silk caps

UNIFORMS - MILITARY FORCES

english name / original nametype dateinsigniainfo
obsolete

Imperial Japanese Navy

大日本帝國海軍 - Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun

uniforms
1931 - 1945
current

Japan Coast Guard

海上保安庁 - Kaijō Hoan-chō

Japanese Coast Guard uniforms