The Journal Information
Weapons History Journal (WHJ) was set up as a charitable project in 2015. It was founded by an independent nonprofit corporation named «The Center of Support and Development of Actual Research in the Field of Historical Weaponry».
The journal is a scientific edition which aim is to publish the results of investigation in the field of historical weapons studying as well as to introduce the yet widely unknown samples of arms and armour, historical artifacts and primary sources on the topic. The articles are published free of charge and accessed openly.
All the papers presented to the editorial board are carefully examined by its members and undergo the double anonymous peer review by the leading Russian and international scholars with doctorate degrees and field-specific publications whom the editorial board appeals to.
Weapons History Journal is a digital edition by way of PDF- files of each issue. The articles accepted for the publication are disposed on the journal web-site as PDF- files in their original language while the key words and abstracts are published in Russian and English.
All articles and other works published in WHJ are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).
Weapons History Journal was incorporated under the laws of the Russian Federation as a media company (testimonial certificate by the Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications Эл № ФС77-63760 dated 16.11. 2015) and listed in the Russian Science Citation Index (eLIBRARY ID: 57987). The journal provides article level metadata to DOAJ.
WHJ is a semi-annual edition.