It appears that the Army will reduce from 108000 to 101000 by 2008. Amongst the "reallocations" are: 7 x Challenger 2 Sqns 6 x AS90 Btys 2 x HVM Bts 4 x Inf Bns (1 x Scottish 3 x English). The other services are not left out though with the Navy losing 3 x Destroyers, 3 x Frigates, 2 x Subs and 3 x Mine Counter Measures vessels total manpower lost 2,850 (from 38850 to 36000) by 2008. The RAF reduce from 48500 to 41000 by 2008 they will lose the Jags by 06 and Coltishall will close. 6 less Nimrods and we are going to buy the C17s we are leasing (thus im sure paying twice for them). The RAF regt get a kicking and lose all their GBAD capability.