Military Overlay

The Military Overlay Information Model is a schema-only layer package that consists of the Military Overlay geodatabase and corresponding feature templates. This functionality enables you to create features symbolized with MIL-STD-2525D symbology. If you want a guide for creating and sharing Military Overlays, or using Mil-Std-2525B Change 2 for your overlay, see Military Overlay


The Military Overlay Information Model requires specific technical experience and software. Minimum system requirements for the ArcGIS Platform can be found on the Support website.

The Military Overlay Information Model is supported on ArcGIS Pro 1.2 and 1.3

Requirement Description
  • Editing workflows in ArcGIS Pro
  • Authoring maps in ArcGIS Pro
  • Producing maps in ArcGIS Pro
Map Authoring
  • ArcGIS Pro

What you get

When you download the Military Overlay Information Model, the download includes the following:

Directory Item Description
Data MilitaryOverlay.lpkx A schema-only layer package containing the Military Overlay Geodatabase and corresponding feature templates.

What's new

Below are the release notes for the Military Overlay Information Model. If you need support, please contact Esri Support Services. If you'd like to get help from other military and intelligence community members, post your question on GeoNet.

Version Description
  • Fixes to Spatial Index Grid errors.
  • Support for ArcGIS Pro 1.3
  • Support for ArcGIS Pro 1.2 and 1.3

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