Carrying detector arrays on MPVs makes a lot of sense.... The KIMS, now named the WADS on a Rhino MPV.
Any genuinely Mine Protected Vehicles suitable for use as transportation in Humanitarian Demining will probably have been developed as a personnel carrier for bush-warfare in Africa. Other combat vehicles, such as tanks, have very limited utility in another role (cannot carry many people) and the threat mines were designed to destroy/disable them. If an MPV was not made in Southern Africa, it will copy the design rules pioneered there. Copies of African vehicles made in other countries (such as the US made Cougar) will be far more expensive, and probably far less robust for protracted use in the harsh environments common to Humanitarian Demining.
With the classic CASSPIR shown below, note the high stand-off, v-hull, frangible axles, sacrificial mudguards, small areas of armoured glass, etc, etc ….
Note also the fact that they are still around - 40 years later! But remember, these are very big, very heavy, very expensive to run and, as the Indian army discovered, even with Mercedes engines they cannot reliably climb mountain roads in hot weather.
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