The pin badge is made of a goldish metal with enamel, in the form of a laurel and oak oval wreath interwoven with a figured ribbon of the national flag colours. In the upper part of the wreath there is a superimposed emblem of Russian Armed Forces. In the centre of the wreath there is a ruby red Greek cross with expanding concave ends. In the centre of the cross there is a round medallion with an image of the emblem of the Marine Corps of the Northern Fleet. The medallion has an edging in the form of a rope. In the lower part of the cross there is a shield with the motto: “DUTY AND HONOUR”.
On the reverse side the pin badge there is a screw with a nut for fastening it to the military uniform.
The white bear is the symbol of the Marine Corps of the Northern Fleet of the USSR and Russia. The white bear is the absolute host of the North.
The Cross points at the historical connection of times and the glorious combat traditions of the Russian weapon. It symbolizes the defense of the Motherland and the Christian faith.
The laurel and oak wreath is the symbol of courage, strength, endurance and valor, glory and eternal memory of the fallen.
The emblem of the Armed Forces shows belonging to the Russian army. The emblem represents an image of a golden double-headed eagle with outstretched wings, holding a sword (a symbol of the protection of the Fatherland) in its right paw, and a laurel wreath (a symbol of glory, victory and peace) in the left.
The Russian tricolour symbolises the following: the white colour – peace, purity, chastity; the blue – faith, loyalty and truth; the red for persistence, energy, strength, courage and the blood spilt for the homeland.