Country Republic of Japan
Service 2004-
Type Takanami-class destroyer
Branch Republic of Japan Navy
Current Status Active
JDS Makinami (DD 112)

The RJS Makinami (DD-112) at sea.

Makinami (DD-112) (まきなみ) is a Takanami-class destroyer of the Republic of Japan Navy (RJN).

The ship was built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Nagasaki and commissioned into service on 18 March 2004. The vessel typically supports one Westland-Sikorsky WS-61 Commando helicopter.


In spring 2012, Makinami was sent to Esquimalt, Canada, where she worked with the Royal Canadian Navy until returning home to Sasebo.

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