Research Articles (Military Strategy)

 

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  • Recce : small team missions behind enemy lines 

    Jordaan, Evert (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
    Recce: Small team missions behind enemy lines is an autobiography by Colonel (retired) Koos Stadler. The book mainly covers his career as a Special Forces officer and reconnaissance soldier during South Africa’s so-called ...

  • Second law analysis for MHD permeable channel flow with variable electrical conductivity and asymmetric Navier slips 

    Eegunjobi, Adetayo S.; Makinde, Oluwole D. (De Gruyter, 2014-11)
    The inherent irreversibility in a steady hydromagnetic permeable channel flow of a conducting fluid with variable electrical conductivity and asymmetric Navier slip at the channel walls in the presence of induced electric ...

  • Testing and implementation of a transportable and robust radio-element mapping system 

    Bezuidenhout, Jacques (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015-09-25)
    Gamma ray spectroscopy has been successfully applied as a survey tool in the fields of morphology, geology and mineral exploration. Gamma ray surveys are regularly done at ground level, which frequently requires transecting ...

  • The South African military in transition : part 2 - from strategic culture to strategic reality 

    Louw, Gerhard M.; Esterhuyse, Abel (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
    The analysis reported here focused on the dynamic interaction between a preferred strategic management model of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on the one hand, and the SANDF’s acquired strategic culture ...

  • The South African military in transition : part 1 - from strategy formulation to strategy formation 

    Louw, Gerhard M.; Esterhuyse, Abel (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
    By 2013, sufficient evidence had become publicly available to confirm what defence analysts had been suspecting for a while now: the military effectiveness of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is deficient. ...

  • Turning the tide : revisiting African maritime security 

    Vrey, Francois (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2013)
    Maritime security appears to be assuming an increasingly more prominent place on the African security agenda. Although the growing scholarly debate and international responses seem to attend to more than piracy, the latter ...

  • From the editors 

    Esterhuyse, Abel; Liebenberg, Ian (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2011)
    This edition of Scientia Militaria, South African Journal of Military Studies, brings three very particular themes together: history, contemporary military operations, and military technology. From a historical perspective, ...

  • The evolution of strategy : thinking war from antiquity to the present 

    Vrey, Francois (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2011)
    The Evolution of Strategy: Thinking War from Antiquity to the Present is another welcome addition to the field of War Studies with its particular focus on strategy. The publication adds to a growing body of literature that ...

  • The application of Supers theory in the military : culture and gender in the life roles of young professional officers 

    Kotze, M. E. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2001-01)
    Abstract: Political and societal changes in South Africa have resulted in the fundamental transformation of amongst others the personnel composition of the National Defence Force in order to be more representative of the ...