The sleeve patch is a golden emblem in the form of the winged Admiralty anchor on the black background with blue edging.
On the anchor’s shank, in the red shield there is a silver rider on a silver horse slaying a dragon (serpent) overturned backwards.
The red shield is the small variant of Russian State Emblem.
The black color of the patch symbolizes prudence and constancy, subordination to the General Staff of the Armed Forces.
The anchor with spread wings and blue edging is the sign to determine the status of naval aviation.
The inscription on the perimeter of the sleeve patch reads: “Navy Marine Aviation”.
The Marine Aviation is a branch of the Navy, designed to find and destroy the enemy’s naval combat units, airborne troops, convoys and single ships at sea and on the bases; to protect ships and fleet objects from the enemy’s air strikes; to destroy aircrafts, helicopters and cruise missiles; to perform aerial reconnaissance.
The Marine Aviation is based on aircrafts and helicopters of various purposes.
The Marine Aviation is subdivided into: missile-carrying, anti-submarine, fighter, reconnaissance and auxiliary facilities (transport, health care, radar, refueling in the air).
The Marine Aviation is based at airfields and aircraft carriers.
According to its basing site, it is divided into carrier and coastal aviation.