(London Daily Mail) The U.S. Navy is scrapping urinals from new war ships because increasing numbers of female sailors are enlisting.

The change will be heralded by the Gerald R. Ford class of aircraft carriers, the first of which is due in late 2015.

Getting rid of urinals lets the Navy easily switch restrooms – or heads as they’re called on the high seas – from male to female or vice versa, helping ships to adapt to the changing gender make up of crews.

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