When Annie goes to get her Taurus Gaucho revolver, you may want to hightail it out of there. Known for its innovative designs, Taurus International Manufacturing makes and sells revolvers, pistols, rifles, and ammunition. The company sells its pistols and revolvers primarily to military and law enforcement personnel through its Taurus Tactical division. Its Taurus Security System features an integrated locking system designed to prevent unauthorized use. Taurus International started out as a small tool manufacturer in Brazil in the 1940s.