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Militaries rely on geospatial awareness for virtually every aspect of operations. From mission command to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) to training area management and mission support; geospatial information plays a strategic role. Esri provides geospatial solutions to meet the needs of armed forces. With Esri technology, you can quickly visualize information, perform analysis, and make better and faster decisions.

"Esri technology, such as the templates, gives the army an easy-to-use, technical advantage that helps soldiers optimize GEOINT capability resident in DCGS-A."

Colonel Ed Riehle, former US Army Training and Doctrine Command's Capability Manager for Sensor Processing

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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.
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ROOK: A Digital Oasis in a Challenging Environment

The U.S. Marine Corps uses ROOK for disconnected field operations. Publicly available geospatial data and maps can be preloaded before deployment. This means Marines are not forced to rely on classified government systems that may have limited resources and cumbersome administrative procedures.
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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

National Defense Organizations Increasingly Rely on Esri's GIS

A recent survey by Worldwide Business Research determined that nearly 90 percent of all government and military agencies in Europe and the Americas use Esri’s ArcGIS as their primary geographic information system (GIS). Read more

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