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Declaration of conformity 2007

Joint declaration of conformity of the Executive and Supervisory Boards pursuant to Art. 161 German Stock Corporation Act ("AktG") on the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code Government Commission

"Rheinmetall AG's Executive and Supervisory Boards declare

1. THAT, since the issuance of the preceding declaration of conformity in December 2006, Rheinmetall AG has fully carried out the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code Government Commission as amended up to June 12, 2006, and June 14, 2007 (officially published in the digital Federal Gazette on July 24, 2006, and July 20, 2007, respectively).

2. THAT Rheinmetall AG will fully carry out the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code Government Commission as amended up to June 14, 2007, and officially published on July 20, 2007, in the digital Federal Gazette."

Düsseldorf, December 2007
Rheinmetall AG
Executive Board / Supervisory Board