A Navy Petty Officer is a senior non-commissioned officer in many navies and are given the NATO rank donation OR-6. They are equal in rank to sergeant, British Army and Royal Air Force. A Petty Officer is superior in rank to Leading Rate and subordinate to Chief Petty Officer, in the case of the British Armed Forces.
Worn by all Royal Australian Navy Petty Officers. A scarce and highly desirable badge. Extremely hard to obtain. 100% Authentic.