The Defence Innovation and Management in Africa (DIMA) journal is a scholarly publication that is published twice per year, excluding special issues. DIMA focuses on matters pertaining to innovation and management within the military, defence and security sectors. It provides a platform for sharing research findings and perspectives on current and future developments in these sectors, thus empowering policy-makers, analysts, academics, students and practitioners for their purposes. DIMA promotes inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research through publication of research products from both natural and social sciences.

All submissions are subjected to a blind peer-review process which is premised on anonymity and confidentiality principles for the author and the reviewers.

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