COMPONENTS OF END ITEM AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS LISTS
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This appendix lists Components of End item and Basic Issue items for the M172A1 Lowbed Semitrailer to help you
inventory items required for safe and efficient operation.
The Components of End Item and Basic Issue items Lists are divided Into the following sections:
Section II. Components of End Item (COEI). The 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.
Section III. Basic Issue Items (BII). These are the minimum essential items required to place the
semitrailer in operation, operate it, and perform emergency repairs. Although shipped separately packaged, BII must be
with the semitrailer during operation and whenever it is transferred between property accounts. The illustrations will assist
you with hard-to-identify items. This manual is your authority to request/requisition replacement BII, based on TOE/MTOE
authorization of the end item.
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
The following provides an explanation of columns found in the tabular listings:
Column 1, Illustration Number (Illus No.). This column indicates the number of the Illustration In which
the item is shown.
Column 2, National Stock Number. Indicates the National Stock Number assigned to the item and will
be used for requisitioning purposes.
Column 3, Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, If required, a minimal description to
identify and locate the item. The last line for each item Indicates the Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code,
in parentheses, followed by the part number.
Column 4, Unit of Measure (U/M).
Indicates the measure used in performing the actual
operation/maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in.,
Column 5, Quantity Required (Qty Reqd).
Indicates the quantity of the item authorized to be used
with/on the equipment.