The CDA-2A(C) is a Champion BattleMech. It features a modified loadout when compared to the Cicada CDA-2A, but it has the same hardpoints. The CDA-2A(C) can only be purchased with (MC), but it does provide a 30% XP bonus. It shares the same efficiencies as the standard -2A in the Pilot Lab tree.
The CDA-3F is the only Cicada with Jump Jets and has a maximum jump distance of over 105. Like the -3C, it comes with a PPC, but it has two Medium Lasers instead of Machine Guns. It comes stock with a 320 XL engine, Endo-Steel, Double Heat Sinks, and Ferro-Fibrous armor.
The CDA-X5 makes use of a number of missile and energy Hardpoints. These hardpoints allow the X5 to take advantage of the lightest and most efficient weapons available. It also spreads the hardpoints evenly among all locations to minimize the disabling the damage potential of this 'Mech with one lucky shot.
Like all Hero 'Mechs, the -X5 can only be purchased with . It does save you from having to make big purchases by including some of the best equipment available. An XL 330 allows you almost reach the maximum speed possible. All three advanced, and expensive, upgrades are already installed on the 'Mech as well. The -X5 also provides the same 30% bonus that all Hero 'Mechs do.