From the back cover:
Hot Spots gives you the contracts that you can use in the creation of your own custom campaigns. Sixty-four reproducible contracts are included for all sizes of units, from Special Forces to Battalions.
Hot Spots also includes a Game-Masters book, providing help with customizing your campaign as well as information on the current political background of the Inner Sphere, and the real stories behind the contracts.
Hot Spots is for use with BattleTech, BattleSpace, Battle Troops, BattleForce and Mechwarrior, Second Edition.