SECTION II. Expendable Supplies
This appendix lists items recommended for the support of the M109 Howitzer in a
combat environment. The lists include expendable supplies and materials which may be
used to expedite BDAR repairs in a combat situation. The items listed may be required
for Battlefield Damage Assessment and Repair at maintenance levels from crew
The column marked "Level" indicates the maintenance level at which it is recommended
these items be stocked or carried. The unit commander may modify the items in the
list and the maintenance levels carrying the items, based on current mission
requirements and recent operational experience.
The items marked "C" (Crew) should be carried on the vehicle for use in combat
emergencies at the discretion of the unit commander. Those items marked "MT" should
be carried be each Battlefield Damage Assessment and Repair Maintenance Team (MT).
Some of these items may already be available at organizational maintenance, however,
additional items will be required to stock each MT. Those items marked "O" should be
stocked at organizational level and those marked "MST" should be carried by the DS
Maintenance Support Team (MST).