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The Earth Federation Forces (地球連邦軍 Chikyuu Renpougun?, abbreviated as E.F.F.) is a faction featured in the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin manga and its OVA adaptation.

History

The Earth Federation Forces deployed garrisons to each Side in the name of maintaining public order. The Sides were prohibited from developing or acquiring weapons. Despite its self-governing status being recognized by the Federation, Side 3, the Autonomous Republic of Munzo, was not exempt from this.[1]

The EFF Brazilia headquarters

Originally the Earth Federation Forces headquarters was located in Brasilia [2], but it was moved to Jaburo, an underground base located under the Guiana Highlands, after its completion in U.C. 0078.[3]

Rank Insignia

Standard uniform have shoulder patches and collar tabs. High officers also have "diamonds" on cuffs equal number of "diamonds" on shoulder patches and collar tabs. Space suits have collar tabs only. 

Ranks Rank Insignia
Japanese Space Units Ground Units Collar Tabs Shoulder Patches
High Officers
大将
(Taishō)
Admiral General
EFF Origin ADM Collar Tab.png
EFF Origin ADM Shoulder Patch.png
中将
(Chūjō)
Vice Admiral Lieutenant General
EFF Origin VADM Collar Tab.png
EFF Origin VADM Shoulder Patch.png
少将
(Shōshō)
Rear Admiral Major General
EFF Origin RADM Collar Tab v2.png
EFF Origin RADM Shoulder Patch.png
准将
(Junshōu)
Commodore Brigadier General
EFF Origin Commodore Collar Tab.png
EFF Origin Commodore Shoulder Patch.png
Senior Officers
大佐
(Taisa)
Captain Colonel
EFF 0079 Captain Collar Tab.png
EFF Captain Shoulder Patch v3.png
中佐
(Chūsa)
Commander Lieutenant Colonel
EFF 0079 LtCommander Collar Tab V2.png
EFF Commander Shoulder Patch v2.png
少佐
(Shōsa)
Lieutenant Commander Major
EFF 0079 Commander Collar Tab.png
EFF LieutenantCommander Shoulder Patch v2.png
Junior Officers
大尉
(Tai-i)
Lieutenant Captain
EFF 0079 Lieutenant Collar Tab.png
EFF Lieutenant Shoulder Patch.png
中尉
(Chūi)
Lieutenant Junior Grade First Lieutenant
EFF 0079 LieutenantJG Collar Tab.png
EFF Lieutenant Junior Grade Shoulder Patch.png
少尉
(Shōi)
Ensign Second Lieutenant
EFF 0079 Ensign Collar Tab.png
EFF Ensign Shoulder Patch.png
准尉
(Jun-i)
Warrant Officer
EFF 0079 PettyOfficer Collar Tab.png
EFF 0079 PO Shoulder Patch.png
Non-Commissioned Officer
曹長
(Sōchō)
Master Chief Petty Officer Sergeant Major
EFF Origin MCPO Collar Tab.png
EFF Origin MCPO Shoulder Patch.png
伍長
(Gochō)
Chief Petty Officer Sergeant
EFF Origin CPO Collar Tab.png
EFF Origin CPO Shoulder Patch.png
伍長
(Gochō)
Petty Officer Corporal
EFF Origin PO Collar Tab.png
EFF Origin PO Shoulder Patch.png
Crewmen and Soldiers
上等兵
(Jōtōhei)
Senior Crewman Senior Private
EFF 0079 SCR Collar Tab.png
EFF CR2 Shoulder Patch.png
一等兵
(Ittōhei)
Crewman 1st Class Private 1st Class
EFF 0079 CR1 Collar Tab.png
二等兵
(Nitōhei)
Crewman 2nd Class Private 2nd Class
EFF 0079 CR2 Collar Tab.png

References