CHINA has shown off its ultra-high-tech attack chopper helmets that can aim killer machine guns using the pilot’s eyesight.
Chilling footage shows the helmets with the self-aiming function being controlled by the pilot’s eye movements.
The video, shared by the Chinese military on social media site Weibo, demonstrates how the deadly helmet worked during combat training.
The high tech helmet was also used by the pilots of the Z-10 attack chopper, during military exercises, according to the Global Times.
The Z-10, which is equipped with the latest technology, was used during exercises near Taiwan last year.
The outlet states that the “specially made” helmet “can display all key parameters and battlefield dynamics directly onto the visor” and the pilot can use it to aim “as the weapons will point to wherever the pilot is looking to through the helmet.”
It comes after the UK, Russia, the US, China and France released a rare joint statement admitting “no one can win a nuclear war” amid fears of an upcoming World War 3.
Tensions have been mounting between China and Washington – mainly over Taiwan – sparking fears of a world war.
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Beijing has vowed to seize Taiwan one day, by force if necessary, as they see it as part of its territory.
After China dispatched a record number of military planes into its air defence zone, Taiwan’s president warned that her country “will do whatever it takes to defend itself”.
The US has pledged to support Taiwan if Beijing continues to attempt exerting its influence over the region.
China is known to be aggressively developing its military and is squaring up to the US – expanding its reach around the world, such as in Africa.
Last month it was revealed China is developing a hypersonic aircraft that can transport ten people anywhere on Earth in one hour.
The country is also developing a 6,000mph nuke missile engine which is reportedly based on a design abandoned by Nasa because it cost too much.