General purpose inflatable boat

The Royal Australian Navy uses the six-person Zodiac Mark 2 Grand Raider (Zodiac MK2) general purpose inflatable boat (GPIB). It is used in open seas or closed waters during clearance diving operations, reconnaissance, as a tender, landings or troop transporting.


Type Ancillary craft
Builder Zodiac
Speed 40 knots
Range 200 nm
Capacity 1400 kilograms in any combination of personnel, equipment or cargo.
  • Yanmar 319 HP Diesel engine
  • Hamilton HJ274 series Water Jet


Ancillary craft