COMPONENTS OF END ITEM AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS LISTS
Section I. Introduction
This appendix lists components of end item and basic issue items for the ME-525A/USM to help you inventory items
required for safe and efficient operation.
The Components of End Item and Basic Issue Items Lists are divided into the following sections:
a. Section II. Components of End Item. This listing is for information 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 are furnished to assist you in identifying the items.
b. Section III. Basic Issue Items. Not applicable.
B-3. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
The following provides an explanation of columns found in the tabular listings:
a. Column (1) - Illustration Number (Illus Number). This column indicates the number of the illustration in which the
item is shown.
b. Column (2) - National Stock Number. Indicates the National stock number assigned to the item. The National
stock numbers in section III will be used for requisitioning basic issue items.
c. Column (3) - Description. Indicates the National item name and, if required, a minimum description to identify and
locate the item. The last line for each item indicates the FSCM (in parentheses) 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,
e. Column (5) - Quantity required (Qty Rqd). Indicates the quantity of the item authorized to be used with/on the