Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP; // EM-rap) vehicles are armored fighting vehicles used by various armed forces, whose designed purpose is surviving improvised explosive device (IED) attacks and ambushes. The first development in armored vehicles designed specifically to counter the land mine threat were initiated during the Rhodesian Bush War; existing technology was subsequently inherited (and matured) by the South African Defence Force after 1980.
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You may notice that these are being distributed throughout the country on canvas covered semi trucks. If you get a chance, look under the covers on special semi trucks moving these around the country.
Think you don't have one in your neighborhood, just look under the covers to find out.