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Using incremental improvements in design and production processes allows the United States Navy to launch Virginia Class Submarines on an almost annual basis.

Summary

This article by Caleb Larson in the National Interest makes the following points:

Downside.

  • Incremental change may hamper new ideas.
  • Discourages innovation.
  • May keep older platforms in service longer than optimal.

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