In a 1942 Soviet war poster by Viktor Ivanov reading "Forward! To the West!", a sailor of the Soviet Navy (Военно-Морской Флот, seen on his cap-ribbon) carrying a semi-automatic rifle and a grenade calls to liberate Western Russia from the Nazi invaders.
March 1923 was the Society of Friends of the Air Fleet (ODVF), which, as the name implies, was to promote the development of domestic aviation. May 1924 was established the Society of Friends of chemical defense and chemical industries (DOBROHIM)