ID rankbar.jpg Rank Bar
For 501st approval:
  • See the Imperial Rank Bar page for more information.
  • Worn on the left side of the tunic over the heart.
  • Rank consists of colored plastic tiles mounted on metal bar.
  • Each bar is 1" (25.4 mm) height, length is determined by chosen rank
  • Rank tile dimensions are 1/2" (12.7 mm)width x 3/4" (19 mm) height and about 1/8" (3.2 mm).
  • Tiles are mounted with 1/4" (6.4 mm) spaces between them.
  • Rank tiles are translucent.
  • Color quantity and combinations are determined by rank, and are appropriate to uniform type.
    • Examples:
      • No Grand Moffs wear black uniforms with hats.
      • Grand Admiral rank matches Grand Admiral uniform (etc.)
For level two certification (if applicable):
  • Multiple tile rows are made from two separate metal strips, one atop the other and meeting together flush.
    • Double row rank bars are not allowed for staff (black uniformed) officers.
For level three certification (if applicable):
  • Belt box, code cylinder, and rank badge configuration is consistent with film canon officers.
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