ATB

(redirected from Anti-terrorist Branch)
AcronymDefinition
ATBAbility to Benefit
ATBAll The Best
ATBAuthority to Board (commercial trade)
ATBArab Tunisian Bank (Tunisia)
ATBAndy Timmons Band
ATBAntibiotic
ATBAlberta Treasury Branches
ATBAbsolutely the Best (various companies)
ATBActive Time Battle (roleplaying game)
ATBAndré Tanneberger (musician)
ATBAcross the Board
ATBAntibiotice SA (Romania)
ATBAmerica The Beautiful
ATBActive Turn Based
ATBActive Time Battle
ATBAnguilla Tourist Board
ATBAlternate Top Bevel (saw blades)
ATBApproved Training Body (UK)
ATBAll Terrain Bike
ATBAdvanced Trace Bus (computing)
ATBAll Terrain Binoculars (ruggedized all-weather binoculars)
ATBAll-Time Best
ATBAnti-Terrorism Bill (various locations)
ATBAdvanced Technology Bomber (B-2)
ATBAutomatic Torque Biasing
ATBAssociation for Tropical Biology
ATBAll Time Buy
ATBAll Terrain Board
ATBAll Trunks Busy
ATBAsphalt Treated Base
ATBAmerica's Talent Bank
ATBArticulated Total Body
ATBAir Terminal Building
ATBAutomated Ticket and Boarding Pass (airline industry)
ATBAged Trial Balance (accounts receivable)
ATBAuburn Tourism Board (Washington)
ATBArticulated Tug and Barge
ATBAutomatische Trein Beinvloeding (Dutch: automatic train control)
ATBAgricultural Training Board
ATBAmazon Tree Boa (snake)
ATBAdvanced Tactical Bomber
ATBAir to Boil (temperature)
ATBAir Turn Back (aviation)
ATBAfter the Bang (period just after the Big Bang)
ATBAvailable to Build (Dell)
ATBAir Transport Board (Canada)
ATBAnti-Terrorist Branch (UK)
ATBAnalytical Tool Box
ATBAustrian Testing Board
ATBAir Technical Battalion
ATBArmy Training Board
ATBAntenna Test Bed
ATBAbove-Ground Telecommunications Backbone
ATBAir Target Board
ATBAviation Test Board
ATBAuthorization to Buy (government contracting)
ATBAirborne Test Bed
ATBAssociation Thiaisienne de Badminton (French badminton association)
ATBAir Transport Brigade
ATBArmy Transportation Board
ATBAtypical Tuberculosis
ATBAuto Theft Bureau (law enforcement)
ATBAviation Training Board
ATBAutomatic Ticket Barrier
ATBAdvanced Training Base
ATBAdaptive Two-step Allowing Backtracking (IEEE)
ATBAtmospheric Test Ban
References in periodicals archive ?
The former head of the Scotland Yard Anti-terrorist Branch, Peter Clarke, said "massive plots" to attack Britain had been foiled every year since.
90s 1992 The rush-hour bombing of a London main line station was a callous attack by the Provisional IRA "designed to kill," said the head of the Anti-Terrorist Branch.
Commander George Churchill-Coleman, head of New Scotland Yard's anti-terrorist branch, said the two detained men, aged between 25 and 30, were not known terrorists.
Asenior source in the Metropolitan police said last night: "This is an embarrassing case for the Anti-terrorist Branch, especially in the current climate.
In London, the CTU is known as Counter Terrorism Command and was formed from Scotland Yard's Anti-Terrorist Branch, SO13, and Special Branch, SO12.
On Sunday, officers from Scotland Yard's Anti-Terrorist Branch were granted warrants to detain three of the suspects until tomorrow.
The arrested men, aged from 17 to 48, were detained in the capital at the weekend under the Terrorism Act 2000 after months of surveillance involving Scotland Yard's Anti-Terrorist branch and MI5.
A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "Officers from the Metropolitan Police's Anti-terrorist Branch have arrested 14 men under the Terrorism Act 2000 in a pre-planned, intelligence-led operation.
Peter Clarke, head of Scotland Yard's Anti-Terrorist Branch, said Britain was facing an increasing homegrown extremist threat.
Scotland Yard said its anti-terrorist branch was investigating because of potential security implications.
The decision to launch the raid on the Lansdown Road house followed talks between MI5, the anti-terrorist branch and the Health Protection Agency.
Deputy Assistant Commissioner Peter Clarke, head of Scotland Yard's Anti-Terrorist Branch, said the award was recognition not just for him, but for all of the officers who worked tirelessly in the wake of the attacks.