On 1 July 2017, a small arms factory in Uzici near Pozega was opened as a part of a defense industry development project known under the working title: Defense and Technological Industrial Base of Serbia (OTIBS) - "2020 Vision".
From 27 to 30 June 2017, the 8th Defense Exhibition „PARTNER 2017" was held at the Belgrade Fair. The exhibition is sponsored by the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia and organized by the Belgrade Fair and Jugoimport-SDPR J.P.
Jugoimport –SDPR took part in the International Defence Exhibition SITDEF 2017 in Lima, Peru in the period from 18 to 21 May 2017.
A UAE Armed Forces delegation headed by the Chief of General Staff, Lt. Col. Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, visited a tactical and technical assembly on the grounds of the „Topcider" barracks.