US Army Places Yokohama Vessels on GSA Sales List

The following craft were placed on the GSA sales list October 6, 2021. Photos are from navsource.org USAV BG Zebulon Pike 804 USAV Cedar Run 2010 USAV Chickasaw Bayou 2012 USAV Contreas 2015 USAV Coamo 2014 USAV Nathanel Greene 801 USAV Perryville 2034 USAV Saltillo BD-6802 USAV LCM 8543 8543 USAV LCM 8544 8544 USAV LCM 8559 8559 USAV LCM…

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DSCA Approves More MH-60R Helicopters for Australia

October 8, 2021 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia of MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters, Related Defense Services, and related equipment for an estimated cost of $985 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Australia has…

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Maryland Nuclear Engineer & Spouse Arrested on Espionage Charges

Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, both of Annapolis, Maryland, were arrested in Jefferson County, West Virginia by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) on Saturday, October 9, 2021. They will have their initial appearances on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, in federal court in Martinsburg, West Virginia. For almost a year, Jonathan Toebbe, 42, aided…

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Coast Guard Cutter Juniper Completes Patrol in Oceania

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) returned to Honolulu after completing a 45-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation ‘Aiga on October 1st. During the 10,000 nautical-mile patrol, the cutter’s crew conducted operations to counter illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU) and strengthened relations with foreign allies while promoting the collective maritime sovereignty and resource security of partner nations…

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