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Rheinmetall AG was a pre-War company located in Germany and is known for making the Vindicator minigun and the 9mm machine pistol.


Rheinmetall AG's Vindicator minigun appears in Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics.[1] Its 9mm machine pistol appeared in the Van Buren tech demo.[Non-canon 1]

Behind the scenes

Rheinmetall AG is an actual company in the real world known for making weapons and military vehicles.


  1. Fallout 2 item description: "The German Rheinmetal AG company created the ultimate minigun. The Vindicator throws over 90,000 caseless shells per minute down its six carbon-polymer barrels. As the pinnacle of Teutonic engineering skill, it is the ultimate hand-held weapon. Min ST: 7."
    (PRO ITEM.MSG (Fallout 2))


  1. Van Buren tech demo in-game description: "Manufactured by Rheinmetall AG, this 9mm machinepistol is capable of one-handed use for both single shot and burst attacks. Though it is wildly inaccurate, its potential for loads of short-range damage is high."