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With its tire pressures lowered, the Meerkat produces a relatively low pressure on the ground below the tires, enabling it to pass over pressure-sensitive mines designed to destroy heavy vehicles. Even if it detonates a mine, the floor of the driver's cabin is armored and the structural components are designed to be quickly replaced.
- "Meerkat Interim Vehicle Mounted Mine Detector (IVMMD)".
- "Global Defence Review: The RSD Chubby". Archived from the original on 2003-01-12. Cite uses deprecated parameter
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