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A P P E N D I X B
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
Section I. INTRODUCTION
B-1. SCOPE. This appendix lists components of end item and basic issue
items for the M977 series vehicles to help inventory items required for safe and
B-2. GENERAL. The Components of End Item and Basic Issue Items Lists are
divided into the following sections:
a. Section II. Components of End Item. 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 in identifying the items.
b. Section III. Basic Issue Items. These are the minimum essential items
required to place the M977 series vehicles in operation, to operate them, and to
perform emergency repairs. Although shipped separately packaged, BII must be
with the vehicle during operation and whenever it is transferred between
property accounts. The illustrations will assist with hard-to-identify items. This
manual is the authority to request/requisition replacement BII, based on
TOE/MTOE authorization of the end item.
B-3. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS. T h e f o l l o w i n g p r o v i d e s an
explanation of columns found in the tabular listings:
a . C o l u m n ( 1 ) - I l l u s t r a t i o n N u m b e r ( I l l u s N u m b e r ) . T h i s c o l u m n
indicates the number of the illustration in which 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.
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