"Top Secret 543" is a film by A military war drama produced by the TV Art Center of the Political Department of the Air Force. The drama uses the historical background of the reconnaissance plane being shot down by the Chinese People's Liberation Army in 1959, and tells the story of the Chinese Air Force's surface-to-air missile force in a very critical stage at the beginning of the development of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. The moment, breaking through many crises, and shouldering the story of protecting the safety of China's airspace, the program was broadcast for the first time on July 26, 2017 on Dragon TV. The TV series has a total of 34 episodes, and each episode is 45 minutes long
In the late 1950s, China’s airspace was frequently invaded by foreign countries. The central government decided to purchase a batch of surface-to-air missiles and form the latest Missile force, the era of airspace warfare begins. At this time, outstanding soldiers from all directions will dispatch this mysterious team. The battalion commander Xiao Zhanwu will lead the team to form the 2nd Battalion of Heroes. The team shot down foreign fighter planes, creating the first historical record for my country to use surface-to-air missiles to shoot down foreign high-altitude reconnaissance planes, and at the most difficult moment, the enemy took the opportunity to resume reconnaissance on the mainland. There were casualties, lack of spare parts and other unfavorable factors. The unit resolutely took on the heavy responsibility of missiles and began a difficult combat process.