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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 quashes Barracuda claims

Naval Group’s Barracuda Class submarines were not a viable nuclear-powered submarine alternative for the Royal Austral...READ MORE

AUKUS incites French fracas, PM doubles down

The prime minister has defended his decision to overhaul the future submarines program, described by French officials as...READ MORE

ASC welcomes full-cycle docking decision

The shipbuilding company is revamping its workforce following the government’s decision to indefinitely sustain the Co...READ MORE
Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian

CCP condemns AUKUS ‘clique’

Beijing has criticised Australia’s new defence deal with the US and UK, claiming it has “undermined regional peace a...READ MORE

US to ramp up military presence in Australia

Bases across Australia are set to host a larger contingent of US troops and military equipment as part of a new deal str...READ MORE

New subs decision sparks backlash

The Commonwealth government’s new multinational nuclear submarines deal has caught the ire of political and industry s...READ MORE

Can Canberra trust Washington to keep Beijing at bay?

Will the Biden administration fulfil its promises to Australia and its regional neighbours as they contend with a coerci...READ MORE

Naval Group responds to Future Submarines overhaul

The prime has reacted to the Commonwealth government’s decision to scrap the next phase of its $90 billion SEA 1000 co...READ MORE

Lockheed Martin Australia awards SEA 1000 contracts to local firms

Twelve sub-contracts have been awarded to local firms and academic institutions as part of the prime’s work to support...READ MORE
EOS establishes academic outpost at UniSA

EOS establishes academic outpost at UniSA

The ASX-listed defence and space company has set up a new research and teaching hub at the university, in a bid to acc...READ MORE

NZ Navy taps Tasmanian firm to develop high-speed vessels

A multimillion-dollar defence contract has been awarded to a Hobart-based boatbuilding company. READ MORE

Lockheed Martin secures new F-35 sustainment contracts

The Pentagon has awarded annualised sustainment contracts to the global defence prime’s industry team. READ MORE

New review to scrutinise Defence innovation strategy

The Commonwealth government has launched an independent review aimed at addressing shortcomings in the innovation, scien...READ MORE

What does Japan’s leadership instability mean for Australia?

Will the looming departure of the Japanese prime minister undermine Australia’s regional security posture? READ MORE

China, North Korea, Iran behind bulk of state-sponsored attacks

The countries have been identified as the most active state sponsors of malicious activity. READ MORE

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