About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Strategi Pertahanan Laut (SPL) Is a scientific publication of research on marine defense policies and strategies, this journal is accessible to the public. Published twice a year according to the specified scope.

The Editors welcome contributions to Strategi Pertahanan Laut (SPL) that fall within the following subject categories:

  • Review of defense strategy;
  • Models of Sea defense policies and strategies include Military War Operation (OMP) and Military Operations Other Than War (OMSP), Sea defense capabilities, and Sea diplomacy;
  • National, regional, and global sea defense strategies.

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow the focus & scope, and author guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of articles in this journal by using a Turnitin software
The research article submitted to this journal will be a double-blind review of at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript
The final decision of articles acceptance will be made by Editors according to reviewers' comments. Publication of accepted articles including the sequence of published articles will be made by the Editor in Chief by considering the sequence of accepted dates and geographical distribution of authors as well as a thematic issue.

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.

Publication Frequency

The Journal of Strategi Perang Laut is published twice a year: June and December

Plagiarism Screening

The Journal of Strategi Perang Laut will run plagiarism checks using Turnitin as a tool in plagiarism check for the submitted manuscripts before sending them to reviewers. We do not process any plagiarised content. If a manuscript has over 20% plagiarism based on the result of the Turnitin check, we will send back the manuscript to the author to be revised for the plagiarised contents. If you come across plagiarism, you need to refer it to concerned authorities who will deal with the situation.

Mostly, there are severe consequences. However, before you refer the plagiarized work to the authorities, make sure to go through the references in the text. As long as the author or source is credited with the work, it can’t be considered plagiarism. A plagiarized text does not refer to the borrowed excerpts from other sources.

Another example of a work that is not considered plagiarism is any ghostwritten content for someone else. This is when someone asks someone else to write a book on their behalf by paying them. In this case, the actual writer has no rights to the finished product, giving the copyright and credit to the person who bought it from the writer.



This is a perfectly legal situation involving both parties involved.

Publication Ethics

As a form of support for the implementation of scientific publications, Strategi Pertahanan Laut's journal implements a scientific code of ethics in its publication. This code of conduct is a code of ethics used by the parties involved, ie editors, publishers, and reviewers. The code of ethics of this publication includes the value of impartiality, law, and honesty.


  1. Authors must ensure that they have written original works.
  2. Authors must ensure that the manuscript has not been issued elsewhere.
  3. Authors are responsible for language editing before submitting the article.
  4. Authors submitting their works to the journal for publication as original articles confirm that the submitted works represent their authors’ contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works without clearly citing.
  5. Authors must notify the Journal of Strategi Pertahanan Laut of any conflicts of interest.
  6. Authors must report any errors they discover in their manuscript to the Journal Strategi Pertahanan Laut.
  7. Any work or words of other authors, contributors, or sources should be appropriately credited and
  8. An author agrees to the license agreement before submitting the article.
  9. All articles must be submitted using the online submission procedure.
Editorial Board:
  1. Editorial Board must ensure a fair peer-review of the submitted articles for publication;
  2. Editorial Board must disclose any conflicts of interest;
  3. Editorial Board must ensure that all the information related to the submitted manuscripts is kept as
    confidential before publishing.
  4. Editorial Board must evaluate manuscripts only for their intellectual content.
  5. Editor in Chief will coordinate the work of the editors.
  1. Reviewers evaluate manuscripts based on content without regard to ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religious belief, or political philosophy of the authors.
  2. Reviewers must ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept confidential and must report to the Editor in Chief if they are aware of copyright infringement and plagiarism on the author’s side.
  3. Reviewers must evaluate the submitted works objectively as well as present clearly their opinions on the works in a clear way in the review form.