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Declaration of conformity 2008

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 2007, Rheinmetall AG has fully carried out the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code Government Commission as amended up to June 14, 2007, and June 6, 2008 (officially published in the digital Federal Gazette on July 20, 2007, and August 8, 2008, respectively).

2. THAT Rheinmetall AG will fully carry out the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code Government Commission as amended up to June 6, 2008, and officially published on August 8, 2008, in the digital Federal Gazette."

Düsseldorf, December 2008
Rheinmetall AG
Executive Board / Supervisory Board