Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Pertahanan & Bela Negara: Media information about the study and defense strategy, which emphasizes the identity, and integrity nasionalism provides a forum for presenting the contributions of a large community of research workers and experts from universities, the defense industry, as well as from military and security institutions working in branches of the military, defense and security equipment, and technologies.

By presenting the latest pieces of knowledge and results of research and development in the military, defense, and security, this journal reflects the progress in research and development in this area and it supports bringing the newest knowledge into the defense industry and military practice.
In the area of military, defense, and security technologies and military and security equipment, the journal is aimed especially at:

  • Investigation of new materials and technologies to be used in military, defense, and security equipment;
  • Research, development, reliability, effectiveness, control, and exploitation of modern weapon systems; protective, security, and service systems, means, and tools;
  • Building up the control and command systems of land and air forces;
  • Research and implementation of the advanced information, communication, simulation and control technologies in the military;
  • Other topics contributing to the development of military, defence, and security theory and practice.

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


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer Review Policy . The practice of peer review is to ensure that good science is published. It is an objective process at the heart of good scholarly publishing and is carried out on all reputable scientific journals. Manuscript will be reviewed based on the following rules:

  1. Originality of manuscripts submitted to publishing.
  2. Methodologies and theories used in accordance with the topic.
  3. In-depth analysis.
  4. Writing rules in accordance with the terms scientific criteria
  5. Double Blind Peer Review


Open Access Policy

Jurnal Pertahanan & Bela Negara provide open access to public support for the global exchange of knowledge. All articles published open and permanent access is free for everyone to read and download. We continue to provide the best selection of licenses for our authors, are currently assigned to this journal as follows:

Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY-NC-SA)

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.



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