Chest patch of the submariners of Russian Navy.
The patch is to be attached under the right chest pocket of a summer, a winter or a leatherette uniform jacket.
The emblem is a rectangle with goldish edging. In the center of it is the text of belonging to the particular branch of the armed forces and the emblem of a submarine on the background of the World's Ocean.
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.
The sleeve insignia of the 25th Separate Special Actions Detachment of the Interior Troops.
The entire history of the military unit is connected with the constant use of working dogs. Therefore the sleeve patch’s emblem is a black shield with a golden edging, at the center of which is the common heraldic symbol of the Russian Interior Ministry (a sword and a shield) supplemented by a double-headed dog looking in different directions.
At the top of the sleeve patch there is a common emblem of Spetsnaz MVD (MIA Special Forces).
An unofficial chest insignia of Russian marines. Placed on the uniform, on the right side of the chest, and is used by all ranks – from a seaman to a commander.
The patch shows the continuous since 1963 emblem of the USSR Marine Corps (a metal sea anchor braided with a rope in a red circle on the black background), and the two line text of belonging to the troops: “Naval Infantry”.
The nickname of the Marines: “Black Death”.
Motto: “Where we are, there victory is!”.
The sleeve patch of the reconnaissance company of the 33rd Separate Special Operations Brigade of the Interior Troops (OBRON).
The emblem is an inverted spear or an arrowhead on the maroon background of which there is a picture of a cobra deflecting a blade.
Maroon is the traditional color of Spetsnaz (MIA Special Forces).
The emblem symbolizes ruse and inspiration inherent to the lightning actions of the group.