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