The Observation Post template is for creating an observation post (OP) layout plan. Constructing and operating observation posts is a high-frequency task for company-level maneuver units and subordinate elements to establish area security or an allied presence. Each observation post is established for a specified task and purpose; while most are temporary, covert positions, some observation posts are overt and deliberately constructed. Each observation post must be integrated into supporting direct and indirect fire plans and into the overall observation plan.
This template illustrates how you can:
Observation Post requires specific technical experience and software. Minimum system requirements for the ArcGIS Platform can be found on the Support website.
Observation Post is supported on ArcGIS 10.0 SP2, 10.1, 10.2.2, 10.3, and ArcGIS Pro 1.0.
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When you download the Observation Post ArcGIS Pro Project Template file, the download includes the following:
|Maps||Inset||A map used to create the inset map.|
|OP||A map used to create layout plan.|
|Geodatabases||ObservationPost||A file geodatabase with feature classes to create the layout plan.|
|Layouts||OP Layout||A layout with the example layout plan.|
|Styles||Observation Post Template||A style with the symbology for the project.|
|Tasks||Observation Post (OP) Template||A set a preconfigured steps that guide you through the workflow.|
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