The Soviet Military Awards Page Forum  
  • Serial Numbers Database 2.0
Enter Here

vBClassified Featured Listings
Suvorov Academy(!) Comsomol Booklet
Rubchinskii Set
NKVD Border Guard!
Echoes of War

Go Back   The Soviet Military Awards Page Forum > Soviet Awards Forums > Post-Soviet States > Russian Federation > Ministerial Awards > Ministry Of Defence Of The Russian Federation > Ministry Of Defence Badges

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-18-2016, 03:42 AM   #1
Sgt Stavka
New Member
 
Sgt Stavka's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 17
Parachutist Badge.

I was wondering if anyone had a good source for information about post 91 to today Russian Federation paratrooper badges. What do they look like?
Sgt Stavka is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 01-18-2016, 05:42 AM   #2
desantnik
Forum Moderator
 
desantnik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Eurasia
Posts: 2,184
Re: Post 91 paratrooper badges

Russia continued to use the Soviet ones until the mid-1990s. Some old timers still wear the Soviet ones as of today, however.

I don't know when the attached badge originated, but I know it was awarded as early as 1994. It is the most common, "official" one I've seen. I've seen it in both gold and silver and I don't know whether it is a production variety or I've told gold is for officers and silver for NCO/enlisted.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg RU ABN BADGE.jpg (7.3 KB, 4 views)
desantnik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2016, 03:28 AM   #3
Sgt Stavka
New Member
 
Sgt Stavka's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 17
Re: Post 91 paratrooper badges

I have seen two versions prior to the one you just posted.

One uses the old Soviet style badges, but with a gold star in place of the red one.

Then there are two that I received from a generally reliable seller, who claim that they are what the Russian Federation used at least right after 1994.

Russian Air Force and Paratrooper Badges from 1992-2006

I'm likely to take down the paratrooper badge section until I can verify it (I'm working on that page right now). But any help you can offer would be welcome.

I miss the old reliability of Soviet Central Planning, it was much easier for collectors (if not for its citizens)...
Sgt Stavka is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2016, 08:24 AM   #4
CtahhR
Forum Administrator
 
CtahhR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Deep In The Archives.
Age: 15
Posts: 11,971
Re: Post 91 paratrooper badges

There are SO many Russian Federation jumper badges that it is almost impossible to catalogue them all. It must be remembered that even in the Soviet Union the Paratrooper Badges were not state nor ministerial awards.

The Badge shown on the site linked is in fact Transnistrian and not Russian.

http://soviet-awards.com/forum/sovie...st-badges.html
__________________
"Signed with his own rubber stamp"
CtahhR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2016, 08:26 AM   #5
desantnik
Forum Moderator
 
desantnik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Eurasia
Posts: 2,184
Re: Post 91 paratrooper badges

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sgt Stavka View Post
I have years of experience with the Russian military and have never seen this badge worn... ever.
desantnik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2016, 08:35 AM   #6
CtahhR
Forum Administrator
 
CtahhR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Deep In The Archives.
Age: 15
Posts: 11,971
Re: Post 91 paratrooper badges

I've only ever seen it in wear once. On parade in Tiraspol. They don't have a giant airborne force (one or two aircraft currently) so these Badges are produced well beyond the number expected to be awarded.
__________________
"Signed with his own rubber stamp"
CtahhR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2016, 05:59 PM   #7
Sgt Stavka
New Member
 
Sgt Stavka's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 17
Re: Post 91 paratrooper badges

Thank you both for the expert help and experience! I will remove it from the site tonight. It is too hard to know everything about every aspect of the Russian army for 200 years without help :)
Sgt Stavka is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Parachutist Badge. Ruiz Bulgarian Badges 0 01-19-2015 01:51 PM
Parachutist Badge. CtahhR Mongolian People's Revolutionary Army 1 11-28-2014 09:25 AM
Badge "Parachutist Instructor". rakkasan Polish Badges 1 02-23-2014 05:09 AM
Parachutist Badge. CtahhR Ministry Of National Defence 4 02-10-2014 06:49 PM
Dembel Parachutist Badge. Kirchgoens Veterans And Commemoratives 5 03-30-2008 05:14 AM


Original WWII Slot Brooch Bronze Star Medal in Orig Box, From 1944 Dated Case picture

Original WWII Slot Brooch Bronze Star Medal in Orig Box, From 1944 Dated Case

$14.99



WW2 US Army Of Occupation Medal picture

WW2 US Army Of Occupation Medal

$10.00



PURPLE HEART MEDAL COMBAT WOUNDED VETERAN REPRODUCTION LAPEL PIN ARMY MARINES picture

PURPLE HEART MEDAL COMBAT WOUNDED VETERAN REPRODUCTION LAPEL PIN ARMY MARINES

$15.99



Army Service Medal and Ribbon picture

Army Service Medal and Ribbon

$22.95



NAMED WWII US ARMY PACIFIC MEDAL GROUP GROUPING TO A RAULPH A SORDILLO  picture

NAMED WWII US ARMY PACIFIC MEDAL GROUP GROUPING TO A RAULPH A SORDILLO

$200.00



WWII Chaplain O'Neill Collection Sterling Saint Christopher & St. Anthony Medal picture

WWII Chaplain O'Neill Collection Sterling Saint Christopher & St. Anthony Medal

$39.99



WW2 US Army 1941 – 1945 Campaign and Service Victory Medal - Original Box - New picture

WW2 US Army 1941 – 1945 Campaign and Service Victory Medal - Original Box - New

$21.95



WW2 Bronze Star Medal Slot Broach picture

WW2 Bronze Star Medal Slot Broach

$24.49



Vintage 1991 Liberation of Kuwait Medal Iraq Gulf War Desert Storm Military Army picture

Vintage 1991 Liberation of Kuwait Medal Iraq Gulf War Desert Storm Military Army

$8.99



 US Army Military medal Order Medal of Honor Replica with Box picture

US Army Military medal Order Medal of Honor Replica with Box

$14.00




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:52 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright ©2011 Arthur G. Bates III