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Albania with Javelin anti-tank missile system

Albania with Javelin anti-tank missile system

The Javelin anti-tank missile system, which is being produced by the American company Lockheed Martin, will be part of our air force army. The news was announced by the Minister of Defense Niko Peleshi, who said that Albania does not have any concrete threat but the purchase is part of the security system as a NATO ally.

"It is in the framework of the modernization of the Armed Forces, the increase of our capacities, the fulfillment of the objectives that Albania has in relation to NATO. The Javelin anti-tank missile system is being manufactured by the American company, the world's largest military industry Lockheed Martin and we have placed our order there as part of our journey to strengthen the Armed Forces, modernize, increase security and territorial defense of our country . It is not that there is a concrete threat not to create panic, we are a NATO country, we have resolved the issue of national security, we are protected, because we are protected by Article 5 of the NATO treaty, according to which the NATO space "It is inviolable, but of course we will continue to follow the pace of NATO to strengthen as part of a defensive alliance," said Minister Peleshi.

He added that soon there will be other purchases or donations from the US or other NATO partners. "Strengthening NATO means discouraging other often less positive powers and our rivals of political values, discouraging them from trying to turn to the policies of past centuries, dividing maps or the law that makes the biggest compared to the smallest, ”said Peleshi.