“The chief of the navy sees this matter in an extremely serious light and will leave no stone unturned to determine who authorised this arrangement and whether any naval officer may have benefited unduly. The company in question will be ordered to vacate the premises,” the statement said.
Wingfield base was established in 1961 to provide technical training necessary to maintain vessels and equipment.
News of the Wingfield impostor comes just weeks after the department of defence confirmed a probe into the navy’s main maintenance and repairs tender, which is under scrutiny.
A final report into the tender was due to be delivered to the ministry last week.