• Anatomy of post-communist European defense institutions : the mirage of military modernity 

      Jordaan, Evert (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2020)
      In Anatomy of post-communist European defense institutions: The mirage of military modernity, Thomas-Durell Young’s aim was to determine why Central and Eastern European (CEE) states have failed to apply democratic defence ...
    • 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 ...
    • Collective security in Africa : the tension between theory and practice 

      Jordaan, Evert (Department of Political Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2017)
      The promotion of peace and security in Africa necessitates security cooperation between states and collective security remains a way to pursue it. This paper explores the changed meaning and application of the concept ...
    • Combined effect of buoyancy force and Navier slip on MHD flow of a nanofluid over a convectively heated vertical porous plate 

      Mutuku-Njane, Winifred Nduku; Makinde, Oluwole Daniel (Hindawi, 2013)
      We examine the effect of magnetic field on boundary layer flow of an incompressible electrically conducting water-based nanofluids past a convectively heated vertical porous plate with Navier slip boundary condition. A ...
    • Editorial 

      Mandrup, Thomas (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2020)
      No abstract available.
    • 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 ...
    • From Boleas to Bangui : parliamentary oversight of South African defence deployments 

      Van Rensburg, Wilhelm Janse; Vrey, Francois; Neethling, Theo (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2020)
      Parliamentary oversight of the executive plays a key role in ensuring accountability and is therefore central to the system of checks and balances that characterises liberal democracies. After 1994, South Africa aligned ...
    • From the editors 

      Esterhuyse, Abel; Liebenberg, Ian (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      The role of the military in the making of South Africa has always been a contentious issue and has recently again been highlighted when the military was deployed in certain South African neighbourhoods in support of the ...
    • 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, ...
    • Is open source GIS feasible in military operations? evaluation by applying a USE case 

      Henrico, Susan; Coetzee, Serena; Cooper, Antony (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2020)
      The study of terrain and all its related elements and facets are of crucial importance to the military. Lodi, Smit, and Ayirebi agreed with this statement and added that the importance of terrain was recognised by military ...
    • Maintaining international peace and security : reflections on peace-support operations in Africa 

      Neethling, Theo (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 1998)
      The shift from a bipolar to a multipolar and multi-faceted world has reduced the risk of conventional inter-state wars, but has been the cause of several intra-state armed conflicts with an even higher risk of regional ...
    • Nature of military geography 

      Bezuidenhout, Jacques (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2012)
      The author presents a review of the book " Modern Military Geography" edited by Francis A. Galgano and Eugene J. Palka (2011), about the relationship between geography and military conflict.
    • The need for progress in an era of transformation : South African professional military education and military effectiveness 

      Esterhuyse, Abel; Mokoena, Benjamin (Centre for Security Governance, 2018-04-20)
      The article explores the link between defence sector reform, military effectiveness, and education. During the post-1994 transition, defence sector reform in South Africa primarily involved the ‘transformation’ of the South ...
    • Operation phakisa : reflections upon an ambitious maritime-led government initiative 

      Vrey, Francois (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2019)
      Operation Phakisa enjoys ‘presidential’ status as a project launched by and housed within the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa during the Zuma administration. Phakisa is a most ambitious project, which includes ...
    • Paradigm shifts, South African Defence Policy and the South African National Defence Force : from here to where? 

      Vrey, Francois (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2004)
      Elements of Kuhn's theory on scientific revolutions and its applicability to the political domain also promote explanations of military change. In this regard, changes in the South African defence realm during the past ...
    • A proposed typology of the military bully 

      Kalamdien, Donovan; Lawrence, Audrey (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2017)
      Workplace bullying is a pervasive problem faced by organisations globally. Although progress has been made in augmenting our understanding of the phenomenon within diverse work settings, the military remains one work ...
    • 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 ...
    • South Africa and the search for strategic effect in the Central African Republic 

      Vrey, Francois; Esterhuyse, Abel (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2016)
      This article provides a critical assessment from a strategic perspective of the South African military involvement in the Central African Republic that culminated in the Battle of Bangui. The strategic assessment was aimed ...
    • South African maritime foreign policy : rethinking the role of the South African Navy 

      Blaine, Mark; Nel, Michelle (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2019)
      The military is one of the instruments that states use in the implementation of foreign policy within the security domain. As an arm of service, the South African Navy is the instrument of implementation of foreign policy ...