Seakeeping in the Caribbean with Commodore Franklin

Tags: OPV

Commodore (Rtd) Anthony Franklin, former Chief of Defence of Trinidad & Tobago, outlines his nation’s key concerns as it aims to provide effective seakeeping in the Caribbean within a reasonable budget. Naval forces must prepare to tackle the issues of maritime piracy and deal with large-scale humanitarian problems in the face of natural disasters, as well as meet standard national defence requirements.