COMPONENTS OF END ITEM AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS LISTS
Section I. INTRODUCTION
B-1. SCOPE. This appendix lists components of end item and basic issue items for the Self-Contained, Toxic
Environment, Protective Outfit-Interim (STEPO-I) to help you inventory items required for safe and efficient operation.
B-2. GENERAL. The components of end item and basic issue lists are divided into the following sections:
B-2.1 Section II. Components of End Item. This listing is for informational purposes only, and is not authority to
requisition replacement. 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-2.2 Section III. Basic Issue Items. These are the minimum essential items required to place the Self-Contained,
Toxic Environment, Protective Outfit-Interim (STEPO-I) in operation, to operate it, and to maintain it. Although shipped
separately packaged, BII must be with the Self-Contained, Toxic Environment, Protective Outfit-Interim (STEPO-I)
during operation and whenever it is transferred between property accounts. The illustrations will assist you with hard-to-
identify items. This manual is your authority to request/requisition replacement BII, based on TOE/MTOE authorization
of the end item.
B-3. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS. The following provides an explanation of columns found in the tabular listings:
B-3.1 Column (1) Illustration Number (Illus Number). This column indicates the number of the illustration in which the
item is shown.
B-3.2 Column (2) National Stock Number. Indicates the national stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
B-3.3 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 CAGE (in parentheses) followed by the part number.
B-3.4 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).
B-3.5 Column (5) Quantity Required (Qty Rqr). Indicates the quantity of the item authorized to be used with/on the