Women pioneers in French submarines

Woman submariner on SNES Vigilant 2018
Karen, atomicienne or nuclear propulsion specialist, takes part in an exercise on Vigilant

Four female naval officers have become the first to complete a mission on a French nuclear battle submarine after being barred from such work since the service was founded.

Named only with their forenames under security restrictions, Harmonie, Pauline, Camille and Karen, joined 110 male colleagues for a 70-day mission on Vigilant, based ...

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