TATP


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TATP

abbreviation for
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) triacetone triperoxide: a highly unstable explosive, used esp by suicide bombers
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Hassan, whose mother died when he was young, claimed his homemade TATP went "whoof " but did not explode when he tested it on the kitchen table at his foster home, even though Ms Morgan said there was no sign of scorch marks.
According to Spanish investigators, the aim of the terrorists who were making TATP was to carry out a terrorist action of a "big magnitude.
Some 100 grams of TATP explosive was found on the scene, along with substances capable, according to initial estimates, of making another 3 to 4 kilograms of the substance.
Those locations were meant to make and store bombs and 127kg of high-grade explosives and bomb-making material were seized from there, including more than 24kg of C4, TATP and nitro cellulose, in addition to chemicals and ready-to-use bombs, automatic and other homemade weapons, electric detonators, grenades and ammunition.
The ministry said that 127 kilogrammes of high-grade explosives and bomb-making material, including more than 24kg of C4, TATP, nitro cellulose, ready-to-use bombs, automatic and other homemade weapons, electric detonators, grenades and ammunition, were seized during police operations.
Trapero confirmed that more than 100 tanks of butane gas were found at the Alcanar house that exploded, as well as ingredients for making the explosive TATP, which was used by Daesh in attacks in Paris and Brussels.
Acetone peroxide - also called TATP and nicknamed Mother of Satan because of the high number of accidental explosions it causes - was found in the wreckage of the house that was used as the bomb factory.
Lors d'une perquisition au domicile de l'un de ces individus, des produits entrant dans la composition d'engins explosifs ont ete decouverts : plusieurs grammes de TATP, une substance explosive instable, un litre d'acetone et un litre d'acide sulfurique.
Unconfirmed reports suggest the substance was TATP, a homemade explosive used jihadist attacks in Paris and Brussels over the past year.
The infamous shoe bomber, Richard Reid, tried to ignite a TATP fuse hidden in his shoes with a match to trigger a larger explosion but luckily was subdued by other passengers.
A police official later said the vest contained bolts and the same type of explosives -- TATP -- as those used in the Nov.
The researchers developed a computational tool and used it to successfully identify two explosives, RDX and TATP, with THz data directly.