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Charbel Kadib

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News Editor – Defence and Security, Momentum Media

Prior to joining the defence and aerospace team in 2020, Charbel was news editor of The Adviser and Mortgage Business, where he covered developments in the banking and financial services sector for three years. Charbel has a keen interest in geopolitics and international relations, graduating from the University of Notre Dame with a double major in politics and journalism. Charbel has also completed internships with The Australian Department of Communications and the Arts and public relations agency Fifty Acres.

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Defence co-funds hypersonics project led by Quickstep, DMTC

A new sovereign project has been established to inform the future development of hypersonic aerostructures. READ MORE

Australia gifts more APCs, Bushmasters to Ukraine

The military vehicles form part of a new $100 million military support package announced by Prime Minister Anthony Alban...READ MORE

Unpacking Australian attitudes toward ADF intervention

When is it right for Australia to deploy military force? READ MORE

Defence flags Guardian Class defects

Defence representatives are set to travel to the Pacific Islands to address newly identified faults in Austal-built patr...READ MORE

Australians embrace AUKUS but remain resistant to nuclear weapons

Most Australians have endorsed plans to acquire nuclear-powered submarines under the AUKUS deal, but continue to express...READ MORE

Marles concedes ‘extremely optimistic’ 2030 SSN delivery

The Defence Minister has acknowledged the Royal Australian Navy is unlikely to assume ownership of a nuclear-powered sub...READ MORE

Australia, Spain laud Hobart Class delivery amid expansion speculation

Shipbuilder Navantia’s work to deliver three Hobart Class destroyers to the Royal Australian Navy was among the key to...READ MORE

ADF hierarchy revamped, CDF to remain

The Albanese government has extended the term of the Chief of the Defence Force, however, a number of changes to senior ...READ MORE

PM embarks on strategic visit to Europe

Renewing support for NATO’s response to Russian aggression and mending France’s AUKUS-induced wounds will be at the ...READ MORE

New CH-47F Chinooks to touch down in Townsville

Army’s heavy-lift capability is set to be strengthened by the arrival of new Boeing-built Chinook helicopters. ...READ MORE

Australia, India target bolder military, defence industry ties

The Indo-Pacific partners have committed to building on established mechanisms designed to bolster defence cooperation a...READ MORE

Taiwan deploys jets to ward off PLAAF aircraft

Taipei has reported a major incursion of its airspace, which prompted a swift military response. READ MORE

Defence eyes anti-radiation missile purchase

An Australian proposal to acquire a tranche of Northrop Grumman-built anti-radiation missiles has been approved by the U...READ MORE

Curbing China’s inroads in the Middle East

How can Washington counter Beijing’s growing influence in the Middle East without a pronounced military presence? ...READ MORE

RAAF F-35A fleet hits half a century

Australia’s fifth-generation strike capability has been strengthened by the arrival of new Lockheed Martin-built F-35A...READ MORE

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