Albanian Defence Minister Olta Xhaçka stated on an interview that his government is negotiating with the United States buying three Black Hawk "helicopters. "It's part of the United States aid package, after a few days I'll go to America to sign the contract. These are three "Black Hawk" helicopters that will reinforce the army's capabilities. " Minister Xhaçka said that even though helicopters are used, they are in extremely good working order.
Albania also takes over 37 Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicles from US. US provides Navistar MaxxPro armoured vehicles to Albania to enhance Albanian’s internal defence and to strengthen NATO’s southern flank.