Military Specification


6 OCTOBER 1994



Compressed ARC Digitized Raster Graphics (CADRG)

This specification is approved for use by all Departments and Agencies of the Department of Defense. 1. SCOPE 1.1 Scope. This specification provides requirements for the preparation and use of the Raster Product Format (RPF) Compressed ARC Digitized Raster Graphics (CADRG) data. CADRG is a general purpose product, comprising computer-readable digital map and chart images. It supports various weapons, C3I theater battle management, mission planning, and digital moving map systems. CADRG data is derived directly from ADRG and other digital sources through downsampling.1;, filtering, compression, and reformatting to the RPF Standard. CADRG files are physically formatted within a National Imagery Transmission Format.1; (NITF) message. 1.2 Purpose. The purpose of this document is to specify the data format and characteristics of CADRG for producers and users. 1.3 Security. 1.3.1 Security classification of specification. This product specification is UNCLASSIFIED. 1.3.2 Security classification of product. Media containing CADRG data shall carry the highest classification and restrictions that are determined from the original source graphics. Beneficial comments (recommendations, additions, deletions) and any pertinent data which may be of use in improving this document should be addressed to: Director, National Imagery and Mapping Agency, ATTN: PR ST A-13, 8613 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22031-2137 by using the Standardization Document Improvement Proposal (DD Form 1426) appearing at the end of this document or by letter. AMSC N/A AREA MCGT DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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