The Military Features template is an Esri Defense template for creating, importing, and exporting military features symbolized according to MIL-STD-2525C, for planning, operations, and intelligence use. The tools included with the template enable exchange of military features between ArcGIS and other systems via XML files tagged with symbol identification codes (SIDC) and other attributes.
The Military Features template:
Military Features requires specific technical experience and software. Minimum system requirements for the ArcGIS Platform can be found on the Support website.
When you download the Military Features template, the download includes the following:
|application||N/A||AppendMilitaryFeatures.exe||This executable is called by the Append Military Features tool|
|Data||FieldMapping.xml||See Advanced Configuration Settings for information on modifying this XML.|
|SIDCToFeatureClassRules.xml||See Advanced Configuration Settings for information on modifying this XML.|
|N/A||Supporting files||These files support the AppendMilitaryFeatures.exe|
|mil2525c||dictionary folder||This folder contains the symbol dictionary, mil2525c.dat, used by the tools in the Military Features Tools toolbox.|
|geodatabases folder||This folder contains three geodatabases. COA.gdb contains sample data that is used to convert military features to XML messages. MilitaryOverlay10.1.1_Blank.gdb contains the military features schema. Test_Inputs_Non_Military_Features.gdb contains sample input data.|
|lpks folder||This folder contains the military features schema-only layer packages. These layer packages include the geodatabase schema and feature templates to create features for units, equipment, installations and operations as well as for stability operations, emergency management and METOC symbols.|
|messagefiles folder||This folder contains sample message files that can be used as input for the tools in the Converters toolset in the Military Features Tools toolbox.|
|shapefiles folder||This folder contains sample input data that can be used with the Append Military Features and Append Military Features From Workspace tools.|
|stylefiles folder||This folder contains the 13 military style files that replace the ones installed with ArcGIS.|
|maps||N/A||MilitaryFeaturesEx1.mxd||Map Document used to import data into the military features schema using the 15 character symbol identification code|
|MilitaryFeaturesEx2.mxd||Map Document used to export military features to a standard message format that is used to pass information to other systems.|
|toolboxes||N/A||Military Features Tools.tbx||
For comments or problems using the Military Features template, please contact Support Services.
|Version 4.0.0||This Version is supported for ArcGIS 10.4|
|Version 3.0.0||This version is supported for ArcGIS 10.3|
|Version 2.0.0||This version is supported for ArcGIS 10.2|
|Version 1.0.0||This Version is supported for ArcGIS 10.1|
The following are known issues with the Append Military Features tool: