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A raider is a person who attacks an enemy in the enemy's territory; a marauder. Raider(s) may also refer to:

Sports teams[edit]



New Zealand[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]


  • Oakland Raiders, a National Football (American football) League team based in Oakland, California
  • New York Raiders, an American National Rugby League team based in New York, New York
  • Racine Raiders, a Mid-States Football (American football) League team based in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Richmond Raiders, an American Indoor Football (American football) Association based in Richmond, Virginia
  • Rochester Raiders, a Continental Indoor Football (American football) League team based in Rochester, New York
  • Salem Raiders, a former professional hockey team (1980–1982) based in Salem, Virginia
  • Virginia Raiders, a defunct (1982–1983) minor league professional ice hockey team based in Salem, Virginia


High school[edit]


Military uses[edit]

  • Marine Raiders, an elite, special operations United States Marine Corps unit that traces their lineage to the Marine Raiders of WWII
  • HMS Raider, several Royal Navy ships
  • Northrop YC-125 Raider, a 1940s American three-engined STOL utility transport
  • Sikorsky S-97 Raider, a light helicopter currently under development for the United States Army
  • Merchant raider, a type of ship in naval warfare
  • In the Indonesian Army, raider battalions and units are defined as special infantry soldiers




  • Brad Raider (born 1975), American stage and screen actor
  • Brad Rader, who has signed artwork as simply Raider

Other uses[edit]

  • Raider, the name of the Twix chocolate bar in several European countries until the 1990s
  • HTC Raider 4G, a smartphone released in South Korea in 2011

See also[edit]