"Such a package would include military liaison personnel; helicopters to ensure increased mobility for troops in the region; and command, control, communication, intelligence and reconnaissance assets to tie the entire force together.
"The AU force will also require additional on-the-ground training to fulfill its mission.
"Properly equipped, trained, and supported, the AU force will be able to fulfill an expanded mandate, including a robust mission statement and rules of engagement that permit the use of lethal force in the protection of civilians," it added.
The group emphasized it was not recommending US troops for combat in Sudan.
In Sudan's western Darfur, a region the size of France, more than two years of civil war has claimed between 180,000 and 300,000 lives, displaced around 2.4 million and sent more than 200,000 fleeing to neighbouring Chad.