Focus and Scope


Jurnal Pertahanan is an open-access journal published by Indonesia Defense University, that focuses on various issues within defense and security studies, such as defense strategy, defense management, defense technology, and national security issues. Jurnal Pertahanan seeks to publish a balanced mix of high-quality theoretical or empirical research articles, case studies, review papers, comparative studies, exploratory papers, and book reviews on local, national, regional, and international level.

Subjects for publication include, but are not limited to the following fields of:

  • Total War Strategy;
  • Defense Management;
  • Defense Industry and Technology;
  • Defense Diplomacy;
  • Defense Economy and Budgeting;
  • Disaster Management;
  • Land, Sea, and Air Defense Strategy;
  • Military Campaign and Strategy;
  • Peace and Conflict Resolution;
  • Asymmetric Warfare;
  • Cyber Security;
  • Energy Security;
  • Maritime Security;
  • Sensing Technology for Defense;
  • Weaponry Technology;
  • Motion Power Technology for Defense;
  • Other topics contributing to the development of military, defense, and security theory and practice.

The journal may present only original contributions, i.e. the ones that have not been published elsewhere, nor are currently under consideration in any other refereed journal. All contributions are refereed in "peer-review" process by experts appointed by editorial board of Jurnal Pertahanan. Articles are published exclusively in English language.


Section Policies


  Indexed  Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Publication Frequency

This journal is published 3 (three) times per year

Open Access Policy

Publication Ethics

Article Processing Charges

This journal is published 3 (three) times per year