Tag: Defense

MGRS/USNG Coordinates to Web Map Made Easy

MGRS

Have you ever received files containing coordinates in Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) or United States National Grid (USNG) format and wondered… “what now?  Can I use these coordinate values as easily as I use XY values?”  If so, we … Continue reading

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How-To: Missile Height Diagram

MissileDiagramFeaturedImage

Last week I, along with the rest of the news-aware world, learned about an intercontinental ballistic missile test performed by North Korea, assessed to have reached an apogee (how high) of 2,300 miles. Wait, what? 2,300…miles? To an aeronautical nobody … Continue reading

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Esri Solutions tools are available on GitHub

Current Release

Esri Solutions tools are available on GitHub in the Solutions Geoprocessing Toolbox repo at https://github.com/Esri/solutions-geoprocessing-toolbox.  This repo contains a set of toolboxes of Python and model tools that you can use in your military, intelligence, and emergency management workflows. We’ve … Continue reading

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Find the distance to assets from bases

All routes symbolized by base

Have you ever needed to know the distance from central hub locations, such as bases or offices, to groups of related assets, such as equipment or workers?  This blog post outlines a workflow and some tools for solving this type … Continue reading

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The ArcGIS Predictive Analysis Tools Add-In is available for download

ArcGIS Predictive Analysis Tools Add-In

The ArcGIS Predictive Analysis Tools Add-In is available for download. The ArcGIS Predictive Analysis Tools Add-In is a set of tools used by analysts to build models to predict the location of moving or stationary targets or events. You can … Continue reading

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Interactive Visibility toolbar Add-In is available for download

Interactive Visibility Add-in

With Spatial Analyst you can perform visibility analysis, but you may have found that altering the parameters of the operation can be a little tedious.  Well, we have a new solution for you!  Available for download is a new Interactive Visibility … Continue reading

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Esri Defense code moving to GitHub

Vehicle Commander on GitHub

This month the Esri Defense team launched a series of ArcGIS for the Military GitHub Repositiories to share source code for our web, desktop, and mobile applications. For those that aren’t familiar with GitHub, it is a code sharing and … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Full Motion Video Add-In now available from Esri Customer Care Portal

Esri Customer Care Portal Software Download link

The ArcGIS Full Motion Video Add-In is now available as a download from the Esri Customer Care Portal [https://customers.esri.com]. To get the software and a license, log in and click Software Download. Click ArcGIS 10.1 Full Motion Video 1.0. For … Continue reading

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Path Slope tools are available for download

Path Slope results shown on terrain

The new Path Slope tools are available for download from Arcgis.com.  The Path Slope toolbox is an Esri Defense toolbox for planning. The zip file contains the tools, supporting layers for output symbology, a sample geodatabase with a roads feature … Continue reading

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Tips for using Visibility and Range results in ArcGlobe

Dish in dome

Once you’ve done some visibility analysis with the Visibility and Range template, you may find it helpful to view the results in 3D.  Range domes, linear lines of sight, and trajectories are 3D features, so they display in 3D by … Continue reading

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