Military Symbology Styles

The Military Symbology Styles give you access to the latest stylx files for use in ArcGIS Runtime. These files contain the data that the dictionary renderer uses to display military standard symbology in custom native applications using the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs.

Stylx files are currently provided for the following standards:

  • MIL-STD-2525D
  • MIL-STD-2525C
  • MIL-STD-2525B w/CHANGE 2
  • APP-6(B)
  • APP-6(D)


Working with the Military Symbology Styles requires specific technical experience and software. Minimum system requirements for the ArcGIS Platform can be found on the Support website.

The Military Symbology Styles are supported on ArcGIS Runtime.

Requirement Description
  • Developing Native Applications using the ArcGIS Runtime SDK. For platform compatibility, you can visit their documentation page.
  • Familiarity with military symbology standards.
  • ArcGIS Runtime SDK
  • ArcGIS Pro
  • ArcGIS Enterprise (Optional)

Support Matrix

Below is a chart that explains the product and version support for the Military Symbology Styles.

Software Version Styles

ArcGIS Runtime 100.3

  • app6d.stylx
  • app6b.stylx
  • mil2525d.stylx
  • mil2525c_bc2.stylx
  • ArcGIS Runtime 100.2

  • mil2525d.stylx
  • mil2525c_bc2.stylx
  • app6b.stylx
  • ArcGIS Runtime 100.1

  • mil2525d.stylx
  • mil2525c_bc2.stylx
  • app6b.stylx
  • ArcGIS Runtime 100.0

  • mil2525d.stylx
  • mil2525c_bc2.stylx
  • ArcGIS Runtime 10.2.x

  • mil2525c.stylx
  • app6b.stylx
  • Releasability

    Data from the military symbology standards is released under the following guidance.

    • APP-6: As of promulgation of APP-6 Edition D Version 1, the classification markings on all previous editions are invalid and no longer applicable.
    • MIL-STD-2525: Approved for public release, distribution is unlimited.

    What's New

    Below are updates made to the styles to fix issues logged. 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. If you have a specific issue you'd like us to address regarding a military standard symbol, please write us on GitHub.

    Date Updates
    June 2018
    • APP-6(D) support for the following:
      • ArcGIS Runtime 100.3
    April 2018
    • APP-6(B) support for the following:
      • ArcGIS Runtime 100.1 - 100.2
    • Added support for various missing or duplicate symbols in APP-6(B)
    December 2017
    • APP-6(B) support for ArcGIS Runtime 10.2.6

    June 2017

    BUG-000103127 Update mil2525d.stylx so that Assault Crossing symbol (271300) renders correctly

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