The text on the perimeter of the patch reads: “Russian Armed Forces, Electronic Warfare.”
The globe symbolizes the unity and the international nature of the tasks performed.
The spider is a symbol of protection.
The red lightning symbolizes struggle and radio countermeasures.
The divisions of Electronic Warfare Troops carry out electronic warfare measures to achieve dominance on the airwaves, to protect their systems of command and control, and weapons, deliberate spread of electronic jamming to disrupt the work of the enemy’s tools of war.
The spider, as a symbol of protection, reflects the Christian legend, according to which a spider protected baby Jesus when his family hid in Egypt, weaving a dense web of the cave entrance. Almost verbatim such a story is told about Moses and Mohammed, hiding from their pursuers.