2nd Infantry Brigade (Romania)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2nd Infantry Brigade "Rovine"
Brigada 2 Infanterie "Rovine"
("The Scorpions" Brigade)
Active 1970-present
Country  Romania
Branch Romanian Land Forces
Size 6 battalions + other supporting companies
Part of 1st Infantry Division "Dacica"
Garrison/HQ Craiova
Nickname(s) The Scorpions
Anniversaries April 1st
Brigadier General Dorinel Duican

The 2nd Infantry Brigade "Rovine" (Brigada 2 Infanterie "Rovine") is an infantry brigade of the Romanian Land Forces, best known for its deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq peacekeeping missions.

The brigade was formed in 1970, being named after the medieval Battle of Rovine, which took place in 1395. The brigade is currently subordinated to the 1st Infantry Division, and its headquarters are located in Craiova. The structural reorganization process of the brigade ended in late-2005.


  • 2nd Infantry Brigade - Craiova - aka "Scorpions Brigade"
    • 20th Infantry Battalion "Dolj" ("Black Scorpions") - Craiova
    • 26th Infantry Battalion "Neagoe Basarab" ("Red Scorpions") - Craiova
    • 22nd Infantry Battalion "Romanati" - Caracal[1]
    • 325th Artillery Battalion - Caracal
    • 116th Logistics Battalion "Golden Scorpions" - Craiova[2]
    • 205th Anti-aircraft Artillery Battalion "Blue Scorpions" - Craiova


External links[edit]