The Defense Acquisition Research Journal (ARJ) is a scholarly peer-reviewed journal published by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). All submissions receive a blind review to ensure impartial evaluation.
The Defense ARJ is published in quarterly theme editions. All submissions are due by the first day of the month. See print schedule below.
Please carefully review our Guidelines for Contributors below before submitting your manuscript. In most cases, the author will be notified that the submission has been received within 48 hours of its arrival. Following an initial review, submissions will be referred to peer reviewers and for subsequent consideration by the Executive Editor.
Contributors may direct their questions to the Defense ARJ Managing Editor at DefenseARJ@dau.edu or by calling or by calling 703-805-3801.
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