At the top of the pin badge there is a figure of a polar bear hugging the surface of the globe. Behind it, on the shaft of the anchor, the rostrum and the astern ship’s ensigns of the Russian Navy are weaving.
At the bottom of the pin badge, on the horns of anchor there is a curly red ribbon with the inscription: “SUBMARINER OF THE NORTHERN FLEET”.
On the reverse side of the pin badge there is a screw to fasten it to the military uniform.
The rostrum ensign (jack) uses coloring of the ground troops banners – straight white cross on a red background. The blue St. Andrew’s cross is a historic symbol of Russian Navy.
The astern ship’s ensign (St. Andrew’s flag) is a white cloth with two crossed diagonal stripes of blue. The inclined cross on the both ensigns refers to the form of the cross on which St. Andrew the First-Called, the Patron of Russia, met the martyr’s death.
The Submarine Forces is a branch of the Navy, which includes strategic nuclear-powered missile submarines, and multipurpose nuclear submarines.
Unlike other branches of the Navy, the Submarine Forces, being a shock force of the Fleet, have several characteristics, which determine their advantage in the sea warfare: stealth, ability to conduct military operations in all areas of the World ocean, to deliver powerful nuclear missile strikes on important militarily targets of the enemy, and to most effectively conduct combat operations against surface ships, submarines, transport vessels of the enemy. They possess the ability to operate under the ice of the Arctic Basin regardless of the environmental conditions of the area of action.