Overview

Military Symbology Styles

This page gives you access to the latest Military Dictionary Styles for use in the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs and the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. These styles contain the data that the dictionary renderer uses to display military standard symbology in custom applications.

Dictionary styles are currently provided for the following United States and NATO standards:

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

Requirements

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 Dictionary desktop styles (.stylx) are supported in the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs. Military Symbology Dictionary web styles are supported in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.

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

Support Matrix

Below is a chart that explains the product and version support for the Military Symbology Dictionary desktop styles.

Software Version Styles
ArcGIS Runtime 100.7
  • app6d.stylx
  • app6b.stylx
  • mil2525d.stylx
  • mil2525c.stylx
  • mil2525bc2.stylx
  • ArcGIS Runtime 100.6
  • app6d.stylx
  • app6b.stylx
  • mil2525d.stylx
  • mil2525c.stylx
  • mil2525bc2.stylx
  • ArcGIS Runtime 100.5

  • app6d.stylx
  • app6b.stylx
  • mil2525d.stylx
  • mil2525c_bc2.stylx
  • ArcGIS Runtime 100.4

  • app6d.stylx
  • app6b.stylx
  • mil2525d.stylx
  • mil2525c_bc2.stylx
  • 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
  • Below is a chart that explains the product and version support for the Military Symbology Dictionary web styles.

    Software Version Styles
    JavaScript 4.13
  • APP-6(D)
  • APP-6(B)
  • MIL-STD-2525D
  • MIL-STD-2525C
  • MIL-STD-2525B w/CHANGE 2
  • 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
    February 2020
    • Support for ArcGIS Runtime 100.7
    September 2019
    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)

    June 2017

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

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