Spyder Group-3 was a Volgan 'special tactics' squad which would be used against special targets. They would normally be winched down from a helicopter on to a target[1].

Two Spyder Troops helicopters were sent to attack the Mad Dogs following a tip-off[2].


  • rungs for attachment to helicopter winch
  • plastic skin aerosol for instant field dressing
  • 'shock blade' - releases lethal electric shock
  • helmet with radio and infra-red night sight in visor
  • modular weapon launcher - capable of firing grenades, anti-tank missiles, flame-thrower or explosive shells
  • 'viper' assault rifle


  1. Red Alert!: War is the Volgan Way of Life, 2000AD Prog 5
  2. Invasion!: Train Story, 2000AD Prog 7
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