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The NRP Hydra, assigned to the Portuguese Navy, arrives in Funchal this Friday, to start a mission that extends until next September. The ship, commanded by Second Lieutenant Diogo Miguel Simões Monteiro and garrisoned with 10 military personnel, is presented as a reinforcement to the naval devices of the Region.

As indicated by the Madeira Maritime Zone, by means of a statement, the main objective is to ensure the ability to respond to maritime search and rescue situations, but also to contribute to the maritime patrolling effort, to support regional civil protection in disaster situations, and to cooperate with other state departments with situations at sea.