Voldemort wrote:But why? What is the situation where one of many hand held rockets/missiles or indirect fire won't do the job? A miniscule niche I say.
Perhaps, people seem keen on having it, to the extent of suggesting dedicated MBT variants for it.
Targets beyond 600m or so, or that require many shots to destroy take it outside the ready capability of shoulder launched weapons. Point targets or ones that need to be engaged quickly work against indirect assets.