Two versions exist. 1. The Rooikat 76 armoured fighting vehicle, with a 76mm gun. 2. Rooikat 105: In 1990 an upgrade and redesign programe, & by 1994 the development of the Rooikat 105 variant with a 105mm rifled gun was completed.
SA War Hero Capt Wynand du Toit. During the raid on the Cabinda oil refinery, Angola, on the 21 May 1985, Capt. Wynand du Toit was taken captive, and two other South African commandoes were killed. The rest of the commando unit evacuated successfully.This resulted in the reconnaisance teams being discovered and coming under heavy fire. During this firefight, Corporal van Breda and Corporal Liebenberg were killed, while Capt. Du Toit was captured.