About the Journal

Journal of Defence and Security Technologies (JDST) is an open access journal aiming to facilitate the research articles, studies, and reviews focused on defence and security technologies.

The JDST will not charge APCs or fees.

JDST Open Access Information and Policy

JDST abstracts and full-text articles are freely available on the public internet worldwide under an open access license. 
This means:

  • everyone has free and unlimited access to the full-text of all articles published in JDST journal;
  • everyone is free to re-use the published material if proper accreditation/citation of the original publication is given;
  • open access publication is supported by the Bulgarian Defence Institute (https://www.di.mod.bg/).


No special permission is required to reuse all or part of article published by JDST, including figures and tables. For articles published under an open access Creative Common CC BY license, any part of the article may be reused without permission provided that the original article is clearly cited. Reuse of an abstracts or full-text article does not imply endorsement by the authors or JDST.

JDST Copyright & licensing

License(s) permitted by the JDST are: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0