Marine Infantry is an elite part of the Russian Armed Forces. Marines appeared in 1705, during the Great Northern War (1700-1721), and were widely used on battlefields of the Great Patriotic War. Marines are specially trained to perform sea assault and defend naval bases, important inshore territories and coastal facilities. They use floating combat assets, mobile anti-tank and anti-missile systems, and automatic small arms. Russian Marines motto is "Where we are - there is victory!"
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