Sunday, May 26, 2013

Trinidad and Tobago



Trinidad and Tobago


Trinidad and Tobago
Capital: Port of Spain

Two separate islands
English speaking nation.
About 5,000 square km




Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force (TTDF)- About 4,000 active duty personnel. Includes Army, Coast Guard, Air Guard and Reserves. Also a Police Service.

Air Guard
C-26A Metro aircraft used for maritime patrol (2)
AW139 helicopter (4)
2 light utility aircraft
Aero-40 airship
Westinghouse Skyship airship

National Security Operations Centre (NSOC)
MBB Bo 105 helicopters (2)
S-76 helicopter (1)
Eurocopter AS355 helicopter (1)



Army
Trinidad and Tobago Regiment
Green berets



Land Rover Defender light armored 4x4 wheeled utility vehicles
81mm mortars
B300 anti-tank rocket launchers
Carl Gustav anti-tank rocket launchers
FN MAG machine guns
Galil assault rifles
L1A1 (FN FAL) assault rifles
M-16 rifles
FN P90
Uzi sub-machine guns
Sterling sub-machine guns
16 helicopters


Coast Guard
9 small patrol boats


Trinidad and Tobago had 1 Port of Spain Class Coast Guard patrol ship. Two more were awaiting delivery. The order was cancelled by Trinidad and Tobago in 2010. All three vessels were sold to Brazil. Called the Amazonas Class in Brazil.


Small aircraft and helicopters

Special Anti Crime Unit of Trinidad and Tobago (SAUTT)
4 helicopters

Reserves or cadets with Red berets?

Trinidad and Tobago Police
Around 6,500 personnel
HK UMP sub-machine guns

Special Branch




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