COMPONENTS OF END ITEM AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS
This work package lists components of end item and basic issue items for the M548A1 and M548A3 carriers. This work
package is to help you inventory items required for safe and efficient operation.
This Components of End Item List is divided into the following sections:
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
will help you identify the items.
Basic Issue Items. These are the minimum essential items required to place the M548A1 and M548A3 carriers in operation
and to perform emergency repairs. Although shipped separately packed, they must accompany the carrier during operation
and whenever it is transferred between accountable officers. The illustrations will assist you with hard-to-identify items. This
manual is your authority to requisition replacement BII, based on TOE/MTOE authorization of the end item.
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
Column (1) - Illustration Number (Illus. Number). This column indicates the number of the illustration in which the item is
Column (2) - National Stock Number. Indicates the National stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
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 Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) followed by the part
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 equipment.