On the Ground with GIS

Ben Conklin, Esri lead for defense solutions talks to Geospatial Intelligence Forum magazine about ArcGIS for Defense. It includes free packaged templates and standardized workflows customized for military use. Read more

MacDill AFB Develops GIS-based Emergency Response Tools

Before 2005, most of the incident management procedures at MacDill Air Force Base were accomplished using outdated wall maps with transparent grease pencil overlays. This slow manual process was prone to miscommunication and location errors. Read more

GIS-Based Web Services Provide Rapid Analysis of Maritime Data

The Royal Australian Navy´s Hydrography, Meteorology and Oceanography Branch is responsible to the Australian Department of Defence for the collection, management, analyses, and dissemination of meteorological and oceanographic data. Read more

Naval Oceanographic Office Launches Enterprise Geospatial Data Services

The Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO), based at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, continually collects oceanographic data around the globe. NAVOCEANO uses that data to produce a wide variety of oceanographic products and services for the United States Department of Defense. Read more

Implementing a Geospatial Data Infrastructure for the Portuguese Military

One of the responsibilities of the Portuguese Army’s Geographical Institute is to continually update the integrated national geographic database. This includes products from several production flows including orthophotos, cartography, satellite imagery, military cadastre database, and standard military mapping products. Read more

Esri Geospatial Technology Speeds Analysis for US Army

Esri has provided a set of customized templates to the US Army for its Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A). These easy-to-use templates come with maps, analytic capabilities, and visualization tools, as well as the capability to create other geospatial products. Read more