To defend Antigua and Barbuda’s Territorial Integrity and Sovereignty to include Aid to the Civil Authority, Fisheries Protection, Drug Interdiction, Humanitarian Relief Operations and to Promote Regional Peace.
A professional Defence Force capable of addressing threats to National peace and stability, participating in community development, protecting national interests and contributing to hemispheric stability.
Roles and Functions
Provide internal security to the nation of Antigua and Barbuda, aid to the civil authorities in disaster relief & at times of heightened security, and disaster relief assistance to other member states of the regional security system (RSS) in times of crisis;
Maritime safety, search and rescue, and maritime law enforcement;
Any other duties that may be ordered by the governor general.