RetroSicotte wrote:I suspect this is why the CGs anti-armour ability will be downplayed by everyone involved as much as possible.
For a good reason,too. If we think of armoured targets, moving and well away., the there is no comparison.
If you engage something close up, fine.
One is a fire-support weapon, multiple uses. The other one is an anti-tank weapon, filling a gap where missiles are still too heavy/ expensive... the latest (lightest) Spike is starting to enter that space, though.
What is different with a fire support weapon, then?
Keep firing. It is cheap, multiple use (even has a counter now, so that the Army will not need to dispose the CGs half way thru their lives ... as they did (have to) when the old-fashioned way of keeping count of firings per launcher lost track