Category: Defense

What’s New with ArcGIS for Defense – December 2016

During the December 2016 ArcGIS Solutions Release there were 3 new Solution Products added to ArcGIS, 3 Solution Products were updated and 23 had product lifecycle changes.

New Solution Products

Gridded Reference Graphic widget enables users to create grids for use in partitioning geographic areas of interest.

Grid Overlay widget helps users quickly render an MGRS grid in a web application.

Visibility widget helps users conduct a radial line of sight or set an angular viewshed.

Updated Solution Products

Distance and Direction add-in for ArcMap and widget for Web AppBuilder were updated to constrict distance labels to two decimal places, draw lines as arrows to indicate direction, and fixed a bug so that graphics properly save as feature classes and KML.

Military Overlay was updated to be compatible with MIL-STD-2525B Change 2.  There are now individual sets of maps, layouts, task items, geodatabases, and feature templates for 2525D and 2525B Change 2 symbol creation.  This template includes the Military Symbol Editor Add-In which has been updated so that you can set it to work with either 2525D or 2525B Change 2 standards.

Product Lifecycle Changes

The ArcGIS Predictive Analysis Tools are no longer available through the Solutions website.  They are now available directly through Esri’s Professional Services.  For additional information or to request the desktop add-in or the web enabled version of the Predictive Analysis tools contact the ArcGIS Predictive Analysis Team.

The following are now considered reference implementations, or digital white papers.  These projects demonstrate the capabilities of ArcGIS but are neither downloadable on our website or supported.  You can, however, access the open-source code to these projects in GitHub:

  • Air C2 COP
  • Squad Leader
  • Vehicle Commander

The following were moved to the Mature Lifecycle Phase:

  • Cross Country Mobility
  • Drop Zone Suitability
  • Engagement Area
  • GeoMessage Simulator
  • Helicopter Landing Zone
  • Image Observables
  • Import and Conversion Tools
  • Lines of Communication
  • Lodgment Planning
  • National Security Basemaps
  • Imagery Basemap
  • Scanned Maps Basemap
  • Patrol Data Capture
  • Point of Origin Detection
  • Range Cards
  • Rapid Damage Assessment
  • Solutions Geoprocessing Toolbox
  • Urban Mission Rehearsal
  • Vehicle Check Point
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ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool Sneak Peek

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Want an easy and quick way to discover and deploy ArcGIS Solutions?  Great! Soon you’ll be able to find and deploy many ArcGIS Solutions directly from ArcGIS Pro with a few button clicks using the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool. If … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Runtime SDK 100.0 has arrived!

Starting today, Runtime developers have new toolsets for developing apps! Esri is pleased to announce that ArcGIS Runtime 100.0, the project also known to many of you as “the quartz release”, is now available! Version 100.0 of the family of ArcGIS Runtime SDKs is the next generation of ArcGIS Runtime technology. This major release introduces a treasure trove of new and revolutionized capabilities, as well as purposefully redesigned APIs from previous releases. Continue reading

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Control vertical exaggeration and image properties in ArcGIS Earth 1.3

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Download ArcGIS Earth 1.3 now! ArcGIS Earth users can now do more with terrain, imagery, and KML in version 1.3, in addition to personalization and authentication improvements. Vertical Exaggeration Control In ArcGIS Earth 1.3, users will now see an on … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Maps for Office open beta – sign up now!

We are pleased to announce the ArcGIS Maps for Office 4.1 beta is now publicly available! Maps for Office 4.1 brings you improved speed, better usability, and many bug fixes. Head over to the Early Adopter Community and join the beta today!

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Drone2Map 1.0.1 is now available for download

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We are pleased to announce Drone2Map for ArcGIS version 1.0.1 is available for download from My Esri and the Drone2Map for ArcGIS Help Site. Drone2Map for ArcGIS 1.0.1 is a minor update that brings you improved stability and bug fixes. … Continue reading

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Working with MIL-STD-2525D Symbology using Quartz Runtime

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Introduction A few weeks ago, Esri released Quartz beta’s for all of the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs. If you are an ArcGIS Runtime SDK developer, we hope you have had some time to dive in and investigate the new Quartz features … Continue reading

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DigitalGlobe Partners with Esri to update World Imagery

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Over the last ten years, the GIS community has seen an explosion of beautiful, high-resolution multi-spectral imagery, with very rich color fidelity, and very high pixel resolution.  Lawrie Jordan, Esri’s Director of Imagery, has called this platinum age of imagery: … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Earth 1.2 adds capability to view huge meshes, import terrain, and export KML

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We are excited to announce that ArcGIS Earth 1.2 is now available for download. ArcGIS Earth 1.2 adds new capabilities including: View integrated mesh data Use more local data and work offline Additional configuration ability Export simple KMZ View Integrated … Continue reading

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