Albania takes over 37 MRAP vehicles from US
- April 9, 2019
The United States gave away 37 Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicles to Albania.
Charge d’affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Tirana Leyla Moses-Ones “The new armored capability will enhance Albanian’s internal defense, strengthen NATO’s southern flank, and provide critical combat power to NATO that can be deployed in support of global operations,” said.
Albanian Defense Minister Olta Xhacka thanked the U.S. government for its continued support to Albania and expressed gratitude for the donation of 37 Navistar MaxxPro armored vehicles, which will increase the capabilities and performance of the country’s Armed Forces.