Officers need to understand how and why they should sub-hand receipt all equipment, basic issue items, components of end items
, and technical manuals down to the squad- and team-leader levels.
Dear Half-Mast, What's the right way to account for Class 7, nonexpendable items that are components of end items
Breakout of components of end items
permits the government to purchase the components directly from the manufacturer or supplier and furnish them to the end item manufacturer as government-furnished material for future acquisitions.
DFARS Case 2003-D071: proposed rule to remove procedures for breaking out components of end items
for future acquisitions.
The components of end items
usually can be found in the technical manual (TM), and SKOs can be found in the supply catalog (SC) that covers a specific piece of equipment.
For BOM structures for basic issue items, additional authorization lists, components of end items
, and on-board spare parts, data management stewards will use the LPDS to communicate the structures from item managers to the tactical users.
Breaking out components of end items
permits the government to purchase the components directly from the manufacturer or supplier and furnish them to the end item manufacturer as Government-furnished material for future acquisitions.