Author Guidelines

Jurnal Pertahanan: Media Informasi tentang Kajian dan Strategi Pertahanan yang Mengedepankan Identity, Nasionalism dan Integrity has a fully web-based system for the submission and review of manuscripts. Submissions should be prepared in accordance with the Author Guidelines and uploaded to All correspondence, including notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision, takes place by e-mail and Open Journal System (OJS), removing the need for a hard-copy paper trail.

All papers must be written in clear and grammatically correct English. Manuscripts may be returned to authors without a scientific assessment if they do not meet all submission requirements, if they are not in the correct format, or cannot be downloaded reliably.

Please note that the corresponding and all submitting authors MUST register before submitting an article. You must be logged in to your account to submit an article.

Article Types and Word Count

The specific article types include Research Papers and Review Papers. All papers should be between 3000 – 7000 words in length from Introduction to Conclusion.


  • The title should be Informative, Reflecting the Core Content: Short, Concise, and Clear. In case needed, the title should not exceed 25 words.
  • Font type and size: Cambria 14, Bold, and capitalize each word.

Author’s Affiliation

All names are listed based on the following format:

First Author1*, Second Author2, Third Author3
1,2Type author’s affiliation here, country (Cambria 11)

3Type author’s affiliation here, country

First Author’s E-mail1*, Second Author’s E-mail2, Third Author’s E-mail3

*Corresponding Author


The abstract should include general significance and conceptual advance of the work accessible to a broad readership. The abstract should explain the study's background, aims, methods, findings/results/conclusion. The abstract should not exceed 300 words. The text of the abstract section should be in 11 pt normal Cambria


Up to 5 keywords are recommended; no more or less. The keywords are listed in alphabetical order. Font type and size: Cambria 11 pt.


The body of all text plus headings and sub-headings in the article should follow Cambria 12pt with 1,15 line spacing, without after-paragraph spacing, and justified on both sides.

Article Section

  • Introduction

State the art of the study. Explain the gap between previous studies. State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background. Explain how you addressed the issue or the problem, the urgency, and clearly state the aims of your study at the end of the Introduction Section. 

  • Methodology

This section may be divided by subheadings. The methods section describes the steps followed in the execution of the study and also provides a brief justification for the research methods used.

  • Result/Findings and Discussion

This section may be divided by subheadings. Results should be clear and concise. Discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them.

  • Conclusions, Recommendations, and Limitations

State the main points of your arguments/statements/results. Conclusions are written briefly, concisely, and clearly. It is crucial to fulfill/answer the aims of the study. The conclusion section should lead the reader to the critical matter of the study. It also can be followed by suggestions or recommendations related to further research

Nomenclature and unit:

Use the international system of units (SI). 

Math Notations:

Mathematical notations should be clearly explained within the text. Equations should be computed on the page. The notations must be editable text, do not insert an image. 


The tables used should be editable and manually inserted, do not insert an image. The tables should be named sequentially, for instance: Table 1, Table 2, etc., by mentioning its title.


The figure should be in .jpeg or .png format with a good or high resolution of dpi. The figures should be named sequentially, for instance: Figure 1, Figure 2, etc., by mentioning its title. 


Citations and References

Insert references by using Mendeley Tools with APA 6 Format. Using the Mendeley Application as a reference tool is a must. The composition of the references used should consist of 80% of primary references (journals and proceedings) and a maximum of 20% of secondary references (textbooks) published in the last 5 years and each article should have at least ten references.