Sun: 'Women to serve on Royal Navy submarines for the first time'
The first 20 female submariners will sail on Vanguard-class subs carrying Trident nuclear missiles.
But allowing women on submarines could lead to sex scandals, it was claimed last night.
Some Navy chiefs fear Wrens and male sailors living together in close quarters will break strict "no touching" rules.
Initially, five women officers will be deployed with each of the four Vanguard-class nuclear subs' 135-strong crew. But a naval source said last night: "There is concern over what might happen.
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