Frequently Asked Question
This article includes some of the most common questions on the web application we have received since the start of the project.
Some of the most common technical question we get from users are:
However, it is possible to deploy the web application including the backend services on a closed system. MSS (Military Symbol Service) and MilX (Military Exchange Service) has been deployed in several offline systems starting from simple map tools to C2, C4I or large military simulation applications. This deployment is usually done together with an industry partner or directly as a project with a governmental institution.
You can find the full list of the used technology for the web application here: https://www.map.army/about/legal/Copyright&Licenses.html
On a regular bases are asked the following:
We see this as well as an opportunity to constantly improve our backend services (MSS - Military Symbol Service) and MilX (Military Exchange Format) which are used by many industry partners to provide military symbology and the version independent exchange of military symbology between systems.
ATAK/CivTAK, WinTAK, WebTAK and TAKServer (collectively, TAK) is a set of geospatial collaboration tools. The standalone system is developed by US DoD funded companies and provides functionalities for the mission command for units and teams which allows for precision targeting, intelligence on surrounding land formations, navigation, and generalized situational awareness.