A P P E N D I X C
C O M P O N E N T S O F E N D I T E M A N D B A S I C I S S U E I T E M S L I S T S
S e c t i o n I . I N T R O D U C T I ON
C - 1 . S C O P E.
This appendix lists Components of End Hem and Basic Issue Items for the M872 Series Flatbed Semitrailers 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:
a. Section Il. 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 separtely 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 Ill. Basic Issue Items (Bll). These are the minimum essential items required to place the
semitrailer in operation, to operate it, and to 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
Bll, based upon TOE/MTOE authorizations of the end item.
C-3. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS.
The following provides an explanation of columns found in the tabular listing:
a. Column (1) - Illustration Number (Illus Number). This column indicates the number of the illustration in
With the item is shown.
b. Column (2) - National Stock Number. Indicates the National Stock Number (NSN) assigned to the item
and will be used for requisitioning purposes.
c. Column (3) - Description. Indicates the Federal Item Name and, if required, a 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. If item needed differs for different models of this equipment, the model is
shown under the Usable On Code heading in this column.
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,
e. Column (5) - Quantity Required (Qty Reqd). Indicated the quantity of the item authorized to be used
with/on the equipment.