Journal of Advanced Military Studies
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The Journal of Advanced Military Studies (JAMS) is an open access journal that offers a forum for open dialogue between scholars, policy makers, analysts, and military leaders and of crossing civilian-military boundaries to advance knowledge and solve problems. For more information about submitting an article or a book review, click on the Acquisitions button.

JAMS is an open access journal, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.


ISSN 2770-2596 (Print)
ISSN 2770-260X (Online)

MCU Journal (2019 and earlier)
archived issues can be found here


Fall 2024 JAMS: Amphibious Operations and the Evolution of Military Services (deadline 31 May 2024)
Special Issue of JAMS: Arctic Security (deadline 1 September 2024)
Spring 2025 JAMS: Strategic Resources and National Security (deadline 31 December 2024)
Fall 2025 JAMS: Disruptive Technologies and AI in Military Applications (deadline 31 May 2025)
Spring 2026 JAMS: Will to Fight (deadline 31 December 2025)

JAMS uses a double anonymous peer review process to evaluate submissions. Subject matter experts who specialize in military history, national security, international relations, social science topics are recruited from internal and external agencies to support JAMS's annual publishing process. To learn more about the acquisitions process and MCUP's scholarly best practices, click on the Acquisitions button or email

In addition to the above CFPs, the editors are also interested in new research for 2024-25 that discusses propaganda and information warfare in the digital age, political warfare, democracy, and the changing nature of government, PME and wargaming, mission command, and all things cyber. Article proposals and submissions can be sent to

Journal of Advanced military Studies

Journal of Advanced Military Studies, vol. 15, no. 1
Spring 2024
The Militarization of Space


Journal of Advanced Military Studies, vol. 14, no. 2
Fall 2023
Russia, NATO, and the Conflict in Ukraine



Journal of Advanced Military Studies, vol. 14, no. 1
Spring 2023
The Next Generation of Warfare



Journal of Advanced Military Studies vol. 13, no. 2
Fall 2022
Conflict on the Seas



Journal of Advanced Military Studies vol. 13, no. 1
Spring 2022 
Military Response to Natural Disasters and National Emergencies


Journal of Advanced Military Studies
Special Issue on Strategic Culture



Journal of Advanced Military Studies vol. 12, no. 2
Fall 2021
Wargaming and the Military



Journal of Advanced Military Studies vol. 12, no. 1
Spring 2021
Political Warfare and Propaganda



Journal of Advanced Military Studies vol. 11, no. 2 
Fall 2020
Naval Integration and the Future of Naval Warfare



 Journal of Advanced Military Studies vol. 11, no. 1
Spring 2020
Innovation and Future Warfare




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