There is good news and bad news for the British Main Battle Tank fleet.
A total of £430m had been spent on the Warrior upgrade programme.
148 Challenger tanks will be upgraded, the rest will be retired.
The cut will leave the British Army at 70,000 troops.
The Ministry of Defence have signed a five year 'Logistics Support Contract' with Babcock International Group.
Training culminated in a mass fires exercise.
Brigade Combat Teams will be formed as self-sufficient tactical combat units.
The Defence Committee have heavily criticised the Ministry of Defence.
Reservists from 4 Battalion The Mercian Regiment have been on Exercise Saxon Shield in Northumberland.
One hundred British military medics are to be deployed to Northern Ireland.