COMPONENTS OF END ITEM (COEI)
AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS (BII) LISTS
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This work package lists Components of the End Item (COEI) and Basic Issue
Items (BII) for the Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) to help inventory items required
for safe and efficient operation. For a list of BII for the Common Bridge Transporter
(CBT) and Bridge Adapter Pallet (BAP), refer to TM 5-5420-234-14&P.
The Components of End Item (COEI) and Basic Issue Items (BII) lists are
divided into the following sections:
a. Section II, 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 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.
b. Section III, Basic Issue Items (BII). These are the minimum essential
items required to place the Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) in operation. The
illustrations will assist you with hard-to-identify items. This manual is your
authority to request/requisition replacement BII, based on Table of Orgainzation
and Equipment/Modified Table of Organization and Equipment (TOE/MTOE)
authorization of the end item.
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
The following provides an explanation of columns found in tabular listings:
a. Column (1) Illustration Number (Illus Number). This column
indicates the number of the illustration in which the item is shown.
b. 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 minimum description to identify and locate the item. The last line for
each item indicates the FSCM (in parentheses), followed by a part number.
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, in., pr).
Column (5) Quantity Required (Qty Rqr). Indicates the quantity of the
item authorized to be used with/on the Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB).