The Cylon Raider Mk I is the main space fighter and attack ship of the Cylons. The Raider is a three-man craft and quite a bit larger than a Viper.
The Cylon Raider can fly in space or atmosphere and has two sublight engines. Long-range missions through deep space can be carried out by the use of fuel tankers.
The Cylon Raider Mk I formed the original fleet in the first battles against Galactica, and are still around despite newer versions having been made.
The Cylon Raider Mk I is armed with 2 x laser guns and carries bombs in a bomb bay or on wing racks.