COMPONENTS OF END ITEM (COEI) AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS (BII) LISTS
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This appendix lists components of end item (COEI) and basic issue items (BII) for the Common Bridge Transporter
(CBT) to help you inventory the items for safe and efficient operation of the equipment.
The COEI and BII lists are divided into the following sections:
a. Section II, Components of End Item. This listing is for information purposes only, and is not authority to requisition
replacements. These items are part of the CBT. As part of the end item, these items must be with the end item whenever
it is issued or transferred between property accounts. Items of COEI are removed and separately packaged for
transportation or shipment only when necessary. Illustrations are furnished to help you find and identify the items.
b. Section III, Basic Issue Items. These essential items are required in order to place the CBT in operation, to operate
it, and to perform emergency repairs. Although shipped separately packaged, BII must be with the CBT during
operation and whenever it is transferred between property accounts. This list is your authority to request/requisition
BII for replacement based on authorization of the end item by the Table of Organization and Equipment (TOE)/
Modification Table of Organization and Equipment (MTOE). Illustrations are furnished to help you find and identify
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS.
The following is an explanation of the columns in Section III.
a. Column (1)--Illus. [Illustration] Number: gives you the number of the item illustrated.
b. Column (2)--National Stock Number: identifies the national stock number of the item; this number will be used for
Column (3)--Description, CAGEC and Part Number: identifies the Federal item name (in capital letters) followed
by a minimum description when needed. The line below the description is the Commercial and Government Entity
Code (CAGEC) (in parentheses) and the part number.
d. Column (4)--U/I [Unit of Issue]: indicates how the item is issued for the national stock number shown in the second
column. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation: EA for "each."
Column (5)--Qty. Rqr.: indicates the quantity required for use with or on the equipment.