The RDECOM Research Laboratory is the Army's corporate research lab (ARL) that has a stated mission to "discover, innovate and transition science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power." Dr. Alexander Kott is the lab's chief scientist and he has handpicked the top 10 "coolest" advances of 2018 to showcase the technological advances that the Army scientists and engineers are doing to support the soldier of the future. A detailed explanation of each topic is presented in the article. The RDECOM Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory (ARL), is part of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, which has the mission to ensure decisive overmatch for unified land operations to empower the Army, the joint warfighter and our nation. RDECOM is a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command.