This item has been moved to mature support. Capabilities are included in ArcGIS Pro 2.6 and later. Capabilities for ArcGIS Pro 2.2-2.5 are available with Military Tools for ArcGIS.


Example Military Symbology

In support of military operations and planning, the military uses standard map symbols to visualize the battlefield. These symbols represent military units, equipment and installations, along with tactical graphics to show military operations, boundaries or other special designations. The symbols are also color coded to represent friendly, enemy, or neutral entities. Military Symbol Editor supports:

  • MIL-STD-2525B Change 2
  • MIL-STD-2525C
  • MIL-STD-2525D
  • APP-6(B)
  • APP-6(D)


The specific software and system requirements for the Military Symbol Editor solution are listed below.

Requirement Description

What you get

The Military Symbol Editor includes the following:

Component Folder Description
ArcGIS Pro ArcGIS Pro 2.2-2.5 Contains MilitarySymbolEditor.esriAddinX
Military Symbol Editor in ArcGIS.pdf Help documentation for the Military Symbol Editor
Military Symbol Editor Online Help Internet shortcut to online Military Symbol Editor documentation

What's new

Below are the release notes for the Military Symbol Editor. If you need support, please contact Esri Support Services. If you'd like to get help from other defense community members, post your question on GeoNet.

Date Description
August 2020
February 2020
October 2019
June 2019
  • Added support for MIL-STD-2525C
  • Added support for APP-6(B) on ArcGIS Pro 2.4 and higher
  • For issues addressed and enhancements see the Release notes
March 2019
January 2019
  • Added support for APP-6(D)
  • For issues addressed and enhancements see the Release notes
September 2018
June 2018
June 2017
  • Added favorite symbol to feature template functionality
  • UI enhancements and issues addressed
May 2017
  • UI enhancements and issues addressed

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