2nd Infantry Brigade (Romania)

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2nd Infantry Brigade "Rovine"
Brigada 2 Infanterie "Rovine"
("The Scorpions" Brigade)
Active 1883-present
Country  Romania
Branch Romanian Land Forces
Size 6 battalions + other supporting companies
Part of 2nd Infantry Division "Getica"
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 on 1 April 1883, being named after the medieval Battle of Rovine, which took place in 1395,[1][2] the brigade is currently subordinated to the 2nd Infantry Division, and its headquarters are located in Craiova. The structural reorganization process of the brigade ended in late-2005.


  • 2nd Infantry Brigade - Craiova in aka "Scorpions Brigade"
    • 20th Infantry Battalion "Dolj" ("Black Scorpions") in Craiova
    • 22nd Infantry Battalion "Romanati" in Caracal[3]
    • 26th Infantry Battalion "Neagoe Basarab" ("Red Scorpions") in Craiova
    • 325th Artillery Battalion in Caracal
    • 205th Anti-aircraft Artillery Battalion "Blue Scorpions" in Craiova
    • 116th Logistic Battalion "Golden Scorpions" in Craiova[4]


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