The principle objective of ATC is the elimination of mines and UXOs throughout Afghanistan.

Other ATC objectives are summarized by the following:

1. To facilitate the safe return of Afghan refugees and internally displaced persons to their homes and land;

2. To facilitate the resumption of normal economic activities;

3. To provide an emergency response section to rescue persons trapped in minefields and other similar situations;

4. To provide mine awareness education to civilians in mine affected areas by volunteer members of demining teams; and

5. To operate at maximum possible safety levels while maintaining high levels of productivity and efficiency;