The pin badge is made of a goldish metal with enamel.
It is a relief image of a gold anchor, framed with flowing State and St. Andrew’s Flag from the top, and a laurel wreath from the bottom. The emblem of the Russian Navy in the form of a golden double-headed eagle is fixed on the anchor stock. In the center of the pin badge there is the symbol of the Navy Special Forces – the fur seal on the background of the open white parachute canopy.
On the anchor arms there is a red figured ribbon with the inscription : “Special Forces”. Below it – a stamped embossed inscription “VMF” – short for “Navy.”
Backside there is a screw for fastening the pin badge to military uniform.
The Russian navy emblem is a golden double-headed eagle with outstretched wings, holding two admiralty anchors crossed behind its back. On the eacle’s chest there is a red elongated triangular shield with a stock rising to the crown. On the shield there is a horseman striking a dragon with a spear.
St. Andrew’s flag is the Navy ship’s ensign of the former Russian Empire and modern Russia. It is a white background with two blue diagonal stripes forming an oblique cross, which gave its name to the flag, for it resembles the cross, on which the patron saint of Russia – St. Andrew the Apostle martyred.
National flag of Russia – Russian tricolor – symbolizes the following: the white stripe – peace, purity, chastity; the blue – faith, loyalty and truth; the red – constancy, energy, strength, courage and blood shed for the Fatherland.
The fur seal is a symbol of the Russian Navy Special Forces and the troops to fight underwater saboteurs.
The parachute is the means of delivery of the troops on the battlefield. White is the color of purity of thought, belief in a just cause.
Laurel wreath is a symbol of glory and honor.