BASIC ISSUE ITEMS (BII) LIST
(THERE IS NO COEI)
This appendix lists Basic Issue Items (BII) for the M871A3 Semitrailer to help you inventory items for
safe and efficient operation of the equipment.
BII are required to place the semitrailer in operation, operate it, and do emergency repairs. Although
shipped separately packaged, BII must be with the semitrailer during operation and when it is
transferred between property accounts. Listing these items is your authority to request/requisition
them for replacement based on authorization of the end item by the Table of Organization and
Equipment (TOE)/Modified Table of Organization and Equipment (MTOE).
D-3. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
Column (1)--National Stock Number (NSN). Identifies the stock number of the item to be used for
Column (2)--Description, Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC), and Part Number
(P/N). Identifies the Federal item name followed by a minimum description when needed. T e line
below the name and description is the CAGEC (in parentheses), the part number and manufacturer.
Column (3)--Quantity (Qty). Indicates the quantity of the item authorized to be used with/on the
Semitrailers dedicated to ROWPU and LADS do not have side/rear
rack assemblies or their storage rack.
Do not use cross chains when using bows and tarp.
Except for the diagnostic extension cable, blink code adapter
diagnostic tool, side racks/hardware, splices, top rails, stakes, and
twistlocks, everything else is over-packed in the stowage box.
Upper, lower, and rear rack assemblies will be secured on upper
Basic Issue Items are in stowage box or on semitrailer. See Table
D-1, Column (3), Quantity/Location, Pages D-3 and D-4.