Raider may refer to:

in Food:

  • Space Raiders, brand of crisps
  • the Twix chocolate bar was called Raider in several European countries until the 1990s

in sports organizations:

  • Canberra Raiders, National Rugby League team based in Canberra, Australia
  • Oakland Raiders, National Football League team based in Oakland, California, USA
  • Bydgoszcz Raiders – American football team based in Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • Rochester Raiders, CIFL team based in Rochester, New York, USA
  • Texas Tech Red Raiders, NCAA Division I team from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, USA. The women's basketball team is called the Lady Raiders
  • Adelaide Raiders, football (soccer) club in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Wodonga Raiders Football Club, football (soccer) club in Wodonga, Australia
  • , NCAA Division I team from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN. The women's teams are called the "Lady Raiders"

in military organizations:

  • Marine Raiders, elite unit established by the United States Marine Corps during World War II
  • Quantrill's Raiders, Confederate guerrillas in the American Civil War
  • Raider (piracy), people who commit robbery at the sea
  • Tarleton's Raiders, unit of British dragoons active during the American Revolution
  • Great Eastern Islamic Raiders' Front, Turkish terrorist organisation

in military vehicles:

  • Sikorsky S-97 Raider, a light helicopter currently under development for the United States Army
  • Merchant raider, type of ship in naval warfare
  • Commerce raider, type of warship in naval warfare

in commercial vehicles:

  • Dodge Raider, a rebadged Mitsubishi Montero sold by Dodge
  • Mitsubishi Raider, a rebadged Dodge Dakota sold by Mitsubishi Motors
  • A brand of skid loader

in video games:

  • Star Raiders, computer game for the Atari video game system
  • Tomb Raider Series, series of video games, comic books, movies, animations and novels
  • Fallout (series), adventure/RPG games featuring Raiders as non-player characters

in books

  • Raider (novel), book by Susan Gates

in movies:

  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, 2001 film based on the game
  • Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, 2003 sequel
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark, original name for the first Indiana Jones movie
  • Western Approaches (film), alternatively titled 'The Raider'
  • Marine Raiders (film) a 1944 war film
  • The Silent Raiders a 1953 war film

in television:

  • Raiders of the Lost Harp, episode of DuckTales
  • Cylon Raider, basic Cylon fighter craft in Battlestar Galactica
  • GAT-X370 Raider Gundam, second generation Earth Alliance mobile suit from Gundam SEED

in other people and organizations:

  • Paul Revere & the Raiders, American rock band
  • Tusken Raiders (aka Sand People), fictional creatures in the Star Wars saga
  • Raider (Babylon 5), space pirates from Babylon 5
  • Raider (Delhi District Secondary School) the official mascot of Delhi District Secondary School, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada
  • Raiders (comics)
  • Artist Brad Rader, who has signed artwork as simply Raider.

Famous quotes containing the word raiders:

    This is our fate: eight hundred years’ disaster,
    crazily tangled like the Book of Kells:
    the dream’s distortion and the land’s division,
    the midnight raiders and the prison cells.
    John Hewitt (b. 1907)