Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Defence Science Journal, is a peer-reviewed, Open Access, multidisciplinary, primary research Journal, publishes original research papers having direct bearing on Defence/military science research. Journal feature recent progresses made in the field of defence/military support system and new findings/breakthroughs, etc.  It covers various disciplines of defence science, technology and engineering. The major subject fields covered include: aeronautics, armaments, combat vehicles and engineering, biomedical sciences, computer sciences, electronics, material sciences, missiles, naval systems, etc.

 

Section Policies

Guest Editorial

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Editorial

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Special Issue Papers

Peer-review process done by Guest Editor

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Research Papers

Maximum length of the paper accepted for Research Article is 3,000 words.

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Papers

Maximum length of the paper accepted for Review Article is 5,000 words.

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Short Communication

Maximum length of the paper accepted for Short Communication is 2,000 words.

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Aeronautical Systems

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Armaments & Explosives

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Combat Engineering

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Computers & Systems Studies

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Electronics & Communication Systems

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Materials Science & Metallurgy

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Missile System

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Naval Systems

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Invited Paper

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The Editors review all submitted manuscripts initially. Manuscripts with insufficient originality, serious scientific flaws, or absence of importance of message are rejected. 
Defence Science Journal followed Double-blind peer-review process.
Manuscripts are sent to two experts/reviewers without revealing the identity of the reviewers to the contributors. The Journal will not return the unaccepted manuscripts. Within a period of 12-16 weeks, the contributors will be informed about the reviewers' comments and acceptance/rejection of manuscript.

Peer reviewers are asked to give their opinion on a number of issues pertinent to the scientific and formal aspects of a paper, and to judge the papers on grounds of originality and urgency. All relevant information will be forwarded to the author(s).

Data Deposited datasets should be treated as part of the article for the purpose of peer review


Papers accepted would be edited for uniformity, consistency, style, grammar, punctuation, and format.

 

Publication Frequency

Defence Science Journal is a bi-monthly Journal, Issues published in the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November evey year.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Editorial Board

Dr Ajay Kumar Goel
Defence Research & Development Establishment, Gwalior

Dr Ajay Gupta
Amity University, Noida

Dr Alexander N. Lukin
Western-Caucasus Research Center, Russia

Prof. Arun Kumar Nandi
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata

Dr Ashok Misra
Intellectual Venture India, Bengaluru

Dr Baldev Raj
National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru

Prof. Bimal Banik
Community Health Systems of South Texas, USA

Dr Debasis Chakraborty
Defence Research and Development Laboratory, Hyderabad

Prof. Dipankar Chatterjee
Indian Institute of Sciences, Bengaluru

Dr F. M. F. (Frank) de Groot
Utrecht University, Netherlands

Prof. Hari B. Hablani
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai 

Prof. Indranil Manna
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur

Dr Kantesh Balani
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur

Prof. N. K. Gupta
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi

Prof. P. K. Khanna
Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune 

Dr Raj Das
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Prof. S. Bandyopadhyay
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Dr S. Sivaram
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune

Dr Sadhan C. Jana
University of Akron, Akron, USA

Dr Samir V. Kamat
Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad

 

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