BRIDGE ERECTION BOAT (BEB)
COMPONENTS OF END ITEM (COEI) AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS (BII) LISTS
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This work package lists Components of the End Item (COEI) and Basic Issue Items
(BII) for the Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) to help inventory items required for safe
and efficient operation. For a list of BII for the Common Bridge Transporter (CBT),
refer to TM 5-5420-234-14&P. For a list of BII for the Improved Boat Cradle (IBC),
refer to TM 5-5420-277-14&P.
The Components of End Item (COEI) and Basic Issue Items (BII) lists are divided
into the following sections:
a. Section II, Components of End Item (COEI). This listing is for informational
purposes only, and is not authority to requisition replacements.
These items are part of the end item, but are removed and separately packaged
for transportation or shipment. As part of the end item, these items must be
with the end item whenever it is issued or transferred between property
accounts. Illustrations are furnished to assist you in identifying the items.
b. Section III, Basic Issue Items (BII). These are the minimum essential items
required to place the BEB in operation. The illustrations will assist you with
hard-to-identify items. This manual is your authority to request/requisition
replacement BII, based on Table of Orgainzation and Equipment/Modified Table
of Organization and Equipment (TOE/MTOE) authorization of the end item.
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
The following provides an explanation of columns found in tabular listings:
a. Column (1)--Illustration Number (Illus Number). This column indicates
the number of the illustration in which the item is shown.
b. Column (2)--National Stock Number. Indicates the national stock number
assigned to the item and will be used for requisitioning purposes.
c. Column (3)--Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if required, a
minimum description to identify and locate the item. The last line for each item
indicates the Commercial and Government Entity Code for Manufacturer
(CAGEC) for (in parentheses), followed by a part number.
d. Column (4)--Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the measure used in
performing the actual operational/maintenance function. This measure is
expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g.: ea, in., pr).
e. Column (5)--Quantity Required (Qty Rqr). Indicates the quantity of the
item authorized to be used with/on the BEB.