The U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) awarded one of 10, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts for Global Intelligence (GI) support to the ABSc Team, which Columbus is a team member. 20 proposals were received from the Small Business portion of the procurement, and 10 contracts were awarded to Offerors including the ABSc Team.
Columbus is featured in a NASA publication titled: Curiosity and NASA's Mission to Mars: A Case for Small Business. The publication features many of the small businesses who contributed to the success in landing the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Columbus Technologies and Services, Inc., a 8(a), SBA certified Small Disadvantaged Business, headquartered in El Segundo, California is ranked 15 in 2012 Top 25 8(a) Prime Contractors by Washington Technology.
Columbus was listed as #9 in the October 15, 2012 Federal Times print edition magazine as as one of the top contractors providing systems engineering services to the U.S. federal government. The top 100 contractors were listed according to federal spending in fiscal 2012.