BASIC ISSUE ITEMS LIST
Section I. INTRODUCTION
DSU and GSU level. These assemblies will not be
stocked above GS and DS level or returned to depot
This appendix lists items which accompany the crane or
are required for installation, operation, or operator's
(2) Maintenance code indicates the lowest
category of maintenance authorized to install the listed
This Basic Issue Items List is divided into the following
item. The maintenance level code is:
a. Basic Issue Items - Section II. A list of items
which accompany the crane and are required by the
operator/crew for installation, operation, or maintenance.
(3) Recoverability code, indicates whether
b. Maintenance and Operating Supplies - Section
unserviceable items should be returned for recovery or
III. A listing of maintenance and operating supplies
Items not coded are expendable.
required for initial operation.
Recoverability codes are:
B-3. Explanation of Columns
The following provides an explanation of columns in the
tabular list of Basic Issue Items, section II.
Repair parts (assemblies and components) which are
considered economically reparable at direct and
a. Source, Maintenance, and Recoverability Codes
general support maintenance levels. When the
maintenance capability to repair these items does
(1) Source code indicates the source for the
not exist, they are normally disposed of at the GS
listed item. Source codes are:
level. When supply considerations dictate, some
of these repair parts may be listed for automatic
Repair parts which are stocked in or supplied from
return to supply for depot level repair as set forth
the GSA/DSA, or Army supply system and
in AR 710-50. When so listed, they will be
authorized for use at indicated maintenance
replaced by supply on an exchange basis.
Repair parts which are procured and stocked for
Repair parts and assemblies which are economically
insurance purposes because the combat or military
repairable at DSU and GSU activities and which
essentiality of the end item dictates that a minimum
normally are furnished by supply on an exchange
quantity be available in the supply system.
basis. When items are determined by a GSU to
Repair parts which are not procured or stocked, but
be uneconomically repairable they will be
are to be manufactured in indicated maintenance
evacuated to a depot for evaluation and analysis
before final disposition.
Assemblies which are not procured or stocked as
such, but are made up of two or more units. Such
High dollar value recoverable repair parts which are
component units carry individual stock numbers
subject to special handling and are issued on an
and descriptions, are procured and stocked
exchange basis. Such repair parts are normally
separately and can be assembled to form the
repaired or overhauled at depot maintenance
required assembly at indicated maintenance
Parts and assemblies which are not procured or
Repair parts specifically selected for salvage by
stocked and the mortality of which normally is
reclamation units because of precious metal
below that of the applicable end item or
content, critical materials, or high dollar value
component. The failure of such part or assembly
reusable casings or castings.
should result in retirement of the end item from the
Federal Stock Number. This column indicates
Repair parts which are not procured or stocked. The
the Federal stock number assigned to the item and will
requirement of such items will be filled by the use
be used for requisitioning purposes.
of the next higher assembly or component.
Repair parts which are not stocked. The indicated
c. Description. This column indicates the Federal
maintenance category requiring such repair parts
item name and any additional description of the item
will attempt to obtain them through cannibalization.
required. The abbreviation "w/e", when used as a part of
Where such repair parts are not obtainable through
the nomenclature, indicates the Federal stock number,
cannibalization, requirements will be requisitioned,
includes all armament, equipment, accessories, and
repair parts issued with the item. A part number or other
reference number is followed by the
Major assemblies that are procured with PEMA funds
for initial issue only as exchange assemblies at