Commander Saurav Mohanty

Commander Saurav Mohanty

Deputy Director & Research Fellow

Areas of Research

  • Technology and Maritime Warfare
  • Laws of Armed Conflict,
  • Arctic
  • Aircraft Carrier

Experience

Commander Saurav Mohanty is an alumnus of Naval Academy, Goa. He was commissioned into the Navy on 01 Jan 02. He is a Naval Aircrew Observer operational on Kamov 25 and Kamov 28 helicopter and has undergone specialisation in Anti-Submarine Warfare. He has served onboard frontline shipborne flights, IN Ships Rana and Ranjit and as Squadron Mine Counter Measure Officer, INS Karwar. He had the opportunity of being in the commissioning crew of INS Vikramaditya and has served as Commander (Operations) of two Naval Air Stations (IN Ships Utkrosh and Rajali).

He is presently appointed as Deputy Director of the National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi.

Education

M.Sc Underwater Science

Presentations

  1. Presentation on Naval Aviation to DRDO ISSA Scientists
  2. India – Australia Maritime Facet
  3. Arctic

All Publications

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A PRIMER ON CHINA’S ANTI-SHIP BALLISTIC- AND CRUISE MISSILES

Author: For quite some time now, China has been arming itself — both with new hardware and new maritime operational concepts, typified by what the Americans (and increasingly, others, too) call ‘Anti-Access and Area Denial’ (A2/AD) — to challenge any adversarial dominance of the maritime areas of its interest.  The US and its allies believe that […]
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IMPACT OF COVID-19 AND OTHER VIRAL OUTBREAKS ON BOARD SHIPS

Author: Introduction On 12 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak was a pandemic[1]. Two significant concerns were — and remain — first, the speed and scale of transmission, and second, the evidence-based belief that some countries were not handling the threat with the desired level of political commitment.[2] With reports […]