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.
This emblem is called “the small flag” or sometimes “the Guards angle”.
The patch in the form of the stylised State Flag was accepted in the Soviet Army for wearing on the berets to the left of the cockade. It was worn by all ranks – from a seaman to a commander.
Approved on June 26,1969.
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 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.