The WTF-42 Decoy was never intended for fighting
enemy forces, but rather be a decoy, and gather as much
fire as possible. The Laser Antimissle System keep the
missles off it's back while the reflective armour dulls the
impact from energy weapons.
The "Sirius" Disco Mirror Balls scatter all light that hits
them, so that it distracts 'Mechs around it enough to miss
The Decoy is a fast scout, but cannot protect itself.
Instead of fighting it's way out of situations, it runs evasive
maneuvers until friendlies can help, or until the enemy
The few that are assigned to combat duty, are given to
elite scouts who are often retired mentally. Most are
deployed along the Capellan March in the Federated suns.