OPERATOR SUPPORTING INFORMATION
MILITARY MOUNTAINEERING KITS
COMPONENTS OF END ITEM (COEI) AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS (BII) LISTS
This work package lists COEI and BII for the MMKs to help you inventory items for safe and efficient
operation of the equipment.
The COEI and BII information is divided into the following lists:
Components of End Item (COEI). This list is for information purposes only and is not authority to
requisition replacements. These items are part of the MMKs. As part of the end item, these items must be
with the end item whenever it is issued or transferred between property accounts. Items of COEI are
removed and separately packaged for transportation or shipment only when necessary. Illustrations are
furnished to help you find and identify the items.
Basic Issue Items (BII). These essential items are required to place the MMKs in operation, operate it,
and to do emergency repairs. Although shipped separately packaged, BII must be with the MMKs 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/Modified Table of Organization and Equipment (TOE/MTOE). Illustrations
are furnished to help you find and identify the items.
Explanation of Columns in the COEI List and 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 requisitioning purposes.
Column (3) Description, Part Number/Commercial and Government Entity Code
(CAGEC). Identifies the Federal item name (in all capital letters) followed by a
minimum description when needed. The stowage location of COEI and BII is also
included in this column. The last line below the description is the CAGEC (in
parentheses) and the part number.
Column (4) Usable On Code. When applicable, gives you a code if the item you need is
not the same for different models of equipment.
Column (5) U/I. Unit of Issue (U/I) indicates the physical measurement or count of the
item as issued per the National Stock Number shown in column (2).
Column (6) Qty Rqr. Indicates the quantity required.