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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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Local consortium wins RAN maintenance contract

An Australian defence industry co-operative has been tapped to develop a regional maintenance centre in far north Queens...READ MORE

NT welcomes work on new US-backed fuel storage facility

The Top End is gearing up to host construction of a new fuel storage facility, expected to support the sustainment of U...READ MORE

Airbus backs long-haul AIC approach for JP 9102 push

The prime is anchoring its bid to secure the JP 9102 contract on its long-term proposition to the local defence ecosyste...READ MORE

Why the West must end its preoccupation with Putin’s Russia

The West’s response to Russia’s encroachment of Ukrainian sovereignty has distracted from the real threat, China, ac...READ MORE

How likely is a direct military confrontation with China?

Does China pose a genuine military threat to Australia or have “hawkish” observers exaggerated tensions? READ MORE

Defence confirms M1A2 Abrams acquisition

A new fleet of the enhanced armoured fighting vehicles will be delivered to the Australian Army over the coming years, ...READ MORE

M1A2 Abrams order greenlit

The Commonwealth government has reportedly approved the multibillion-dollar order of a fleet of the armoured fighting ve...READ MORE

Reciprocating Washington’s military commitment to Canberra

Why Canberra must proactively lay the ground work for an expanded US presence in Australia. READ MORE

Australian MQ-4C Triton one step closer to delivery

Northrop Grumman has advanced its development of the unmanned platforms for the RAAF, after integrating a critical capab...READ MORE

Lockheed Martin Australia taps local firms for JP 9102 push

Two Australian companies have joined a growing list of firms supporting Lockheed Martin's bid to deliver a next-generati...READ MORE

Lockheed Martin Australia lands Aegis deal for RAN destroyers

The defence prime has secured a design contract to help bolster the RAN’s sea-based integrated air and missile defence...READ MORE

DroneShield receives ACMA testing permit

The company has secured a ‘first of its kind’ exemption to test its defence technology. READ MORE

Huntsman deal to strengthen regional security posture: PM

  The prime minister is confident the newly established industrial co-operation agreement with South Korea would bolst...READ MORE

Commonwealth, Hanwha Defense Australia sign AS9 Huntsman contract

The Commonwealth government has officially ordered a fleet of the Hanwa’s Huntsman AS9 self-propelled artillery system...READ MORE

Looking beyond the Loyal Wingman

Why Australia must begin investigating long-range airpower capability beyond the Loyal Wingman program.  READ MORE


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