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Sabotage is

[a]n act or acts with intent to injure, interfere with, or obstruct the national defense of a country by willfully injuring or destroying, or attempting to injure or destroy, any national defense or war materiel, premises, or utilities, to include human and natural resources.[1]
[a] malicious act, vandalism, deliberate harm aimed at preventing an organization, an infrastructure, a service or a resource from operating normally; can result in losses.[2]


  1. U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Pub. 1–02: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (Nov. 8, 2010, as amended through May 15, 2011) (full-text).
  2. Cybersecurity Guide for Developing Countries, at 112.

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