BASIC ISSUE ITEMS (BII) LIST
This WP lists Basic Issue Items (BII) for the semitrailer to help you inventory items for safe and efficient
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). Illustrations are furnished to help you find
and identify the items.
Explanation of Columns in the BII List
Column (1)--Illus. Number. Gives you the number of the item illustrated.
Column (2)--National Stock Number (NSN). Identifies the stock number of the item to be used for
Column (3)--Description, CAGEC, and Part Number. Identifies the Federal item name (in all capital
letters) followed by a minimum description when needed. The stowage location for BII is also included in
this column. The last line below the description is the Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC)
(in parentheses) and the part number.
Column (4)--Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the measure used in performing the actual
operation/maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation.
Column (5)--Qty. Req. Indicates the quantity of the item authorized to be used with/on the equipment.