The Type 41 Patch Set costs 7 KS and is available from any Star Army Clothing Store or can be directly ordered from Star Army Logistics by a Supply Specialist. They are also usually available at Star Army Alterations and Embroidery.
The Star Army Hinomaru has been in use on Star Army Uniforms since YE 24. In YE 38 the Star Army adopted the Type 38 Hinomaru as its insignia. In YE 41, the Star Army decided to add an additional patch with the Star Army's name, creating this set of insignia.
The Type 41 Insignia Set includes two patches:
The first is a Type 41 Star Army Hinomaru, which consists of a Ke-M2-4 Series "Mindy" Armor on a maroon red background, surrounded by a thick white circle and a black merrowed edge. The Type 41 hinomaru is essentially the same as the Type 38 except for the MINDY being slightly larger. The patch is 100% embroidered and has a plastic backing to provide stiffness.
The second is a “tab” (also called a rocker) patch with the text “STAR ARMY” in Trade (language). The tab is black and curved to match the bottom of the circular hinomaru patch. The text is written in white CONTHRAX SB font. The tab has a black merrowed border and plastic backing.
It is authorized to use the tab with older 3-inch hinomaru patches. If necessary, the tab can theoretically be exchanged with future tabs that would have the Star Army's name written in other languages.
The patches are worn as a set on the arm. On most Star Army uniforms the patch is sewn on about halfway between the shoulder and the elbow.