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Brigade units

51st Infantry Brigade is an Adaptable Force comprising both Regular and Reserve units as identified in the British Army's Future Army 2020 plan.  It delivers operational effect and regional responsibilities across Scotland.

The Brigade has four regular and four reserve units and Balaklava Company - an operational and Public Duties Incremental Company.

Regular and Reserve units

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards are Scotland’s most senior and only regular cavalry regiment, formed in 1678.

Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry

Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry

The Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry (SNIY) is the Army’s newest combat regiment, entering the Army’s Order of Battle on 31 October 2014.

2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Royal Regiment of Scotland

The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Scotland (2 SCOTS) is based near Edinburgh.

3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland

3 SCOTS

The Black Watch 3rd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (3 SCOTS) is based in Fort George, Inverness.

Balaklava Company 5 SCOTS

3 SCOTS

Balaklava Company is a Public Duties Incremental Company that also deploys operationally. They are based at Redford Barracks in Edinburgh.

6th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland

3 SCOTS

6th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (6 SCOTS) are one of Army Reserves battalions within The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

7th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland

3 SCOTS

6th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (6 SCOTS) are one of Army Reserves battalions within The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

3rd Battalion The Rifles

Rifles

3 RIFLES is a Light Mechanised Infantry Battalion equipped with the Foxhound Protected Mobility Vehicle and is part of the Army's Adaptive Force.

5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Fusiliers hackle

The battalion are an active, deployable force that have served alongside their regular counterparts in many places across the globe.

Affiliated units

University Officer Training Corps