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!”.