Badge of a Veteran of the Air Force of Moscow Military District, circa 1970s-80s.
Aluminum, paint, lacquer; the pendant measures 44 mm tall, 43 mm wide. Very attractive artwork featuring jet airplanes flying in the night sky over the Moscow Kremlin and Lenin's Tomb. The suspension shows Order of Lenin awarded to the district's Air Force. The inscription ВВС МВО stands for "Air Forces of the Moscow Military District." A relatively uncommon badge in excellent condition.