Johnston, from the New Lodge Road in North Belfast, faces charges of possessing four timer power units in preparation for an act of terrorism and of possessing the articles "for a purpose connected with the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism" on Thursday.
What does TPU stand for?
TPU stands for Timer Power Unit (explosive devices)
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We have 66 other meanings of TPU in our Acronym Attic
- Target Power Uprate (nuclear)
- Task Preparation Unit
- Taxe Professionnelle Unique (French: Single Professional Tax)
- Teenage Pregnancy Unit
- Teikyo Post University (Connecticut)
- Tenants Participation Unit
- Text Processing Utility (computer programming language; Digital Equipment Corporation)
- Thermoplastic Polyurethane
- Thermoplastic Urethane
- Time Processing Unit
- Tomsk Polytechnic University (Russia)
- Toroidal Power Unit (electrical power device)
- Torpedo Propulsion Upgrade
- Total Propagated Uncertainty
- Trained, Needs Practice, Untrained (US Army)
- Transient Personnel Unit
- Transparency Profile Unit (color management scanning terminology)
- Transportation & Public Utilities
- Transportation Plan Update
- Troop Program Unit
Samples in periodicals archive:
terraced The haul found in stolen vehicles included four rifles, ammunition, timer power units, detonators, incendiary bombs, components for rocket launchers and other explosive devices, and a quantity of explosives, possibly Semtex.
The haul found in stolen vehicles included four rifles, ammunition, timer power units, detonators, incendiary bombs, components for rocket launchers and other explosive devices, and a quantity of explosives, possibly Semtex.
The court was shown a mark 19 timer power unit, the type used to trigger the bomb at Omagh and a series of other attacks.
Mr Kerr said the common denominator was the type of timer power units used.
Although one man was charged with possessing the timer power unit used to detonate the massive car bomb, no-one has ever been convicted of carrying out the attack.
The charge in relation to the Omagh bombing stated 'that on a date unknown between the 12th day of March 1997 and the 16th day of August 1998 within the jurisdiction of the County Court unlawfully and maliciously had in your possession or under your control a certain explosive substance namely, a timer power unit described as a Mark 19 model, with intent by means thereof to endanger life or cause serious injury to property in the United Kingdom or to enable some other person so to do contrary to Section 3 (1) (b) of the Explosive Substances Act 1883'.
An assault rifle, six handguns, five timer power units and 2,000 rounds of ammunition were discovered during searches at Essex Street in the Lower Ormeau area.