Japan and America will improve missile defenses in the region by increasing Japan's naval capabilities to contribute to missile defense:
While both sides insist the system is not aimed at China, analysts say the decision is bound to anger Beijing. ...
"[It] will enhance the alliance's ability to defend Japan, our forward deployed forces and the US homeland from a ballistic missile threat posed by North Korea," Mr Panetta said.
Hey, China, maybe if you put down that rabid little dog you'd have more credibility in your anger.
Not that China cares much about credibility these days. Increasingly, they see all their wants and desires as core interests, don't they?