The sleeve insignia of the 68th Guards Reconnaissance Battalion.
Regalia: combat name “Brandenburg”, the Order of the Red Banner.
Motto: “Nothing except victory!”
On January 19, 1995, together with the 276th Infantry Regiment and the 876th Separate Airborne Assault Battalion it took the Presidential Palace in the center of Grozny.
The full-dress sleeve insignia of the Spetsnaz of Russian Armed Forces.
A round blue patch with a wide yellow (golden) edging.
The emblem in the center is the general image of the Special Forces, it is a relief image of the bat with spread wings on the background of a stylized image of the grid of a telescopic sight.
A paratrooper’s vest (Telnyashka) with light blue stripes, designed for the Soviet and then Russian Airborne Troops.
The fabric type – interlock stitch structure: double dense 100% cotton fabric.
A Telnyashka of such a fabric retains heat well, and is hypoallergenic, good to wear – elastic, does not stretch and shed, its texture looks very deserving, its right and wrong sides are the same.
The sleeve insignia of the fighters of the Air Assault Mobile Group of the 108th Kuban Cossack Guards Regiment of the 7th Guards Airborne Division
Achievements: martial name – “Mountain Division”, the Order of the Red Banner, the Order of Kutuzov II degree.
Motto: “Courage, Valor, Honor!”
Russaian Airborne Troops (Vozdushno-Desantnye Vojska, VDV) are known in the army folklore as “Vojska Dyadi Vasi” (Uncle Basil’s Troops) under the name of their founder – General Vassilij Margelov.
Blue beret – the uniform headgear of the USSR and Russian Airborne Troops (VDV).
The blue color is a symbol of honor and fidelity. Along with the green, the blue is the traditional color of Airborne Troops, the both symbolizing readiness and ability to fight on the ground and in the air.
A chest patch for full-dress military uniform, which is located above the right chest pocket of the uniform.
The patch represents the undisputed (since 1955) emblem of the Airborne Troops (an open parachute with a paratrooper and two aircrafts on each side) and the inscription of relating to the Airborne Troops.
A chest patch for casual military uniform, which is located above the right chest pocket of the uniform.
The patch represents the undisputed (since 1955) emblem of the Airborne Troops (an open parachute with a paratrooper and two aircrafts on each side, framed by two oak branches) and the inscription of relating to the Airborne Troops.
The Airborne motto is: “Nobody but us!”
The sleeve patch of the Airborne Troops uniform.
Abolished on May 6, 2005.
A round sleeve patch of the sky-blue color, with a goldish edging.
The emblem represents an open parachute with a paratrooper, and two aircrafts, framed by two green oak branches.
At the top of the patch there is the inscription: “Airborne troops”, at the bottom of it – “Russia”.
The sleeve insignia of a Russian Space Pilot hosted on a spacesuit and overalls.
The sleeve patch is a rectangular logo with the image of the Russian National Flag (tricolor). The inscription at the top of the sleeve patch reads: “RUSSIA”.
The Tricolor is the National Flag of the Russian Federation, its official symbol along with its State Emblem and Anthem.
It was approved on December 11, 1993.