Maryland Nuclear Engineer Wife Pleads Guilty to Espionage

A Maryland woman pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to communicate Restricted Data related to the design of nuclear-powered warships. Her husband pleaded guilty to the same offense on Monday, Feb. 14. Diana Toebbe, 46, of Annapolis, was arrested on Oct. 9, 2021, for knowingly and voluntarily joining a conspiracy with her husband, Jonathan Toebbe, to communicate Restricted Data to a…

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JFD Completes NSRS Golden Arrow Exercise 2021

JFD successfully completed a comprehensive submarine rescue exercise to mobilize the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). The exercise, titled Golden Arrow, was the first deployment of the whole rescue spread since September 2019 and the first sea deployment of the new fibre optic video and voice communications network upgrade developed and installed by JFD. Golden Arrow took place following embarkation…

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Navy team surveys Tonga below the waterline

DGSTs chart the safest route using high-frequency sonar equipment attached to Zodiac inflatable boats to take high-resolution images of the sea floor. “Data is collected in a planned line pattern to assess the water depth,” Petty Officer Duthie said. “We apply our collected data to known tides and satellite imagery of reef formations to chart the safest beach approach.” DGSTs…

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Fleet Commander: “German Navy Shows Alliance Solidarity”

Since 1 February, Germany’s naval forces have been stepping up their activities on NATO’s northern flank. A tangible expression of solidarity with its allies. A P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft, two mine countermeasure vessels and the frigate “Sachsen” are involved in the measures in the Baltic Sea. At the same time, the German Navy is intensifying its participation in the…

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USCGC Reliance Returns From 52-day Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC-615) returned to homeport in Pensacola, Friday, following a 52-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea in support of the Coast Guard Seventh District. The Reliance crew supported the U.S. Coast Guard Seventh District throughout their patrol aiding in missions to interdict and disrupt the flow of illegal drugs and migrant trafficking while supporting national security and strengthening relationships with…

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